Tip of the Week 07/12/10: Learn about FEMA Mitigation programs like Quakesmart, HAZUS and grants relevant to earthquakes. www.fema.gov/plan/prevent/earthquake/what.shtm.
Tip of the Week 07/06/10: Volunteer for training with disaster response organizations to support communities impacted by disasters. www.fema.gov/donations.
Tip of the Week 06/28/10: Update your business's emergency plan to prepare for extended power loss due to disasters. www.ready.gov/business/protect/utilities.html.
Tip of the Week 06/21/10: Create and practice your organization’s shelter in place plan with employees to prepare for tornadoes. www.ready.gov/business/plan/shelterplan.html.
Tip of the Week 06/14/10: Learn about DHS Student Opportunities such as fellowships, internships and scholarships. www.dhs.gov/xabout/careers/content_multi_image_0011.shtm
Tip of the Week 06/07/10: Develop interactive lesson plans for young students regarding hurricane preparedness using the Ready Classroom tools. readyclassroom.discoveryeducation.com/#/condition/4.
Tip of the Week 05/31/10: Add social media tools to your emergency communications plan to use a variety of outlets to communicate with your employees. www.ready.gov/business/plan/emerplanning.html
Tip of the Week 05/24/10: During the 2010 Hurricane Awareness Week, learn how to prepare your business, non-profits and schools for hurricanes: www.fema.gov/hazard/hurricane/hu_season10.shtm
Tip of the Week 05/17/10: Prepare your employees for fires by placing a fire extinguisher in your office; identify the exit routes out of buildings and ensure that all fire protection equipment is in proper working order. Visit the US Fire Administration "Wild Fire, Are you Prepared?" web site for more details: www.usfa.dhs.gov/citizens/all_citizens/home_fire_prev/wildfire/
Tip of the Week 5/10/10: Businesses and non-profits may obtain local hazards information and basic disaster response training for their employees from their local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Select the State Directory to find your nearest local CERT program: www.citizencorps.gov/cert.
Tip of the Week 05/03/10: Are you looking for the best way to donate your time and resources to support disasters? Visit the FEMA Donations page for more information. www.fema.gov/donations.
Tip of the Week 4/26/10: Prepare your students and educators for all hazards with school safety tips from the Department of Education. www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/emergencyplan/index.html.
5|P a g e FEMA Private Editor/Writer:
Sector Division Tracey Batacan