“Be Ready! September is National Preparedness Month” –
Local grocery store asks: “Are you prepared?”

– “National Preparedness Month: Pledge to Prepare”
“If a disaster strikes, how will you and your family be ready? During the month of September, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the teams are focusing on planning and preparing for disasters during National Preparedness Month.

This month, DHS is asking you to “Pledge to Prepare.” Visit to see simple steps you can take, such as keeping an emergency kit in your office and at home and keeping copies of important family documents in a safe place.

Being prepared means having a plan,” quoting The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), who launched September as National Preparedness month in 2004.
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– “National Preparedness Month: Does Your Family Have a Plan?”
From The White House
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– The local Yelm Safeway grocery store reminds patrons to prepare.

– “Fire, police personnel train for the real thing with simulation”
RSE student Carol Caughey was a participant in the simulation in Yakima, WA.
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– UPDATE: September 4, 2014
“September is National Preparedness Month”
News Release: FEMA
“September is National Preparedness Month, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages everyone to make disaster preparedness a priority.”
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