September Is National Preparedness Month!

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Does your household have a plan of action in the case of an emergency?

September is National Preparedness Month. This year’s theme is “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” Each week of the month will focus on a different type of emergency and how you and your family can prepare.

Sept. 1-5th            Flood
Sept. 6-12th          Wildfire
Sept. 13-19th        Hurricane
Sept. 20-26th        Power Outage
Sept. 27-30th        National PrepareAthon! Day (Sept. 30)

Learn more about how you and your family can be more prepared for emergencies by visited the “America’s PrepareAthon” website at:

Or by visiting the North Carolina State Extension Home Energy Management site at:

You can also read the entire September Edition of the “Energy Efficiency Advisor” here: Energy Efficiency Advisor: September Edition