National Preparedness Month is an observance every September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. This includes tornadoes, floods, or even wildfires. The 2022 theme this year is "A Lasting Legacy" and focuses on the life you've built that is worth protecting. Here is some information to help you and your family prepare for an emergency:
If you haven't already signed up for the City of Lakeway's local emergency alert system, you can CLICK HERE to sign up to receive future local emergency alerts like chemical spills, major traffic accidents and other localized emergencies either through text message, email, landline voice call or even through an app. The sign-up process is quick and easy.
The City of Lakeway breaks down it's emergency management response into four categories: Mitigation/Prevention; Preparedness; Response; and Recovery. CLICK HERE for more information on some local helpful emergency response information, including a downloadable preparedness workshop booklet and training.
For more national resources from ready.gov, including how to make a plan and teach your children about emergency disasters, please CLICK HERE.