There are many ways that you can get involved- especially before a disaster. You can participate in programs and activities to make your family, home, and communities safer and more prepared.
If a major disaster occurs and overwhelms first response agencies, trained volunteers that are affiliated with an organization can play important roles in disaster response and recovery.
Here are a few ways that you can help:
Teach friends, family and coworkers about getting prepared, staying informed, and getting involved.
Request a free delivery of Until Help Arrives training for your neighborhood, faith based group, or organization. For more information about this training, please contact our office.
Volunteer on one of our Special Teams.
Help your neighbors.
Start a community preparedness project. More information at Serve.Gov.
Be an Informed Citizen.
Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meetings are open to the public. The LEPC is a volunteer committee that meets to develop emergency response plans and provide information about chemicals in a community to citizens.