FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness Council

FEMA Youth CouncilFrom: FEMA.gov

Release date:
January 26, 2016
Release Number:
HQ-16-007

Washington – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking applicants for its Youth Preparedness Council. FEMA’s Youth Preparedness Council was formed in 2012 to bring together leaders from across the country who are interested and engaged in advocating youth preparedness. Council members are selected based on their dedication to public service, their efforts in making a difference in their communities, and their potential to expand their impact as national advocates for youth preparedness. Continue reading

The Possible Face of Safety Survival Run Out

 

boatBy: Anna Rodriguez Survival Central Contributing Writer

With numerous information drive disseminated about disaster safety guide and whatnot, come hell or high water you probably know the drill: stock up on survival basics like food, water, first aid, security or self-defense, and sanitation. If you’ve considered them, then you’re already many steps ahead than those who don’t. While Americans feel they’re knowledgeable about preparation for emergency/disaster situations, only one in three have actual preparedness plans, according to the SUNYIT/Zogby Analytics poll last year.

Let’s say that your disaster survival kit can go a long way to survive the disasters, but there’s more to the crisis situation that you should know (especially if you haven’t experienced anything like it at all). While you’re at it, it’s also important to be aware of the next big disasters that can happen what with Mother Nature getting so fed up with our selfish, destructible ways on this planet (or maybe the end is just near, we’ll never know). The intention is not to create panic, but a reality check is crucial every once in a while. If such things happen, know that we’re not completely helpless. Continue reading