National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, a time when the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) promotes planning for disasters and other emergencies at the individual, community, and organizational level, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members have been on the ground and behind the scenes of nearly every major […]

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month (NPM), recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.
Take time to learn lifesaving skills − such as CPR and first aid, check […]

RV Disaster Corps

Did you know that Texas is the the top state in the country for natural disasters? There have been 86 major disaster declarations in Texas over the past 65 years. During these times, thousands of citizens volunteer through various disaster response efforts.
This year, our sister program in Waco, Heart of Texas RSVP, developed the Recreational […]

Emergency Preparedness Month

Kathleen Votava, Aging Services Program Specialist at ACL
September is National Preparedness Month and this year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the devastation that emergencies like this can cause, it is a timely moment to remind everyone to make their emergency preparedness plans and to also […]

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