NPM 2017 Vertical Infographic

The Power of Preparedness:
You Have the Power to be Prepared.

Week 1: Ready
Build a kit. Make a plan. Be Informed.
48% of people do not have an emergency kit for their home.

Week 2: Steady
Review plans. Update kits.
44% of people thought a natural disaster would likely occur.

Week 3: Show
Inspire others to prepare.
Less than half reported talking about preparedness with their family and friends in the past 2 years.

Week 4: Go!
Take immediate action to save lives.
People who volunteered during a disaster were 80% more likely to have an emergency kit and a plan than those who did not.

National Preparedness Month 2017

Page last reviewed: August 3, 2017