Anaheim Fire & Rescue rolls out materials for National Preparedness Month

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Bad stuff happens.

The best one can do is to be prepared.

Such is the underlying message of National Preparedness Month 2016, which kicks off in earnest this week following a week of promotion (visit here for all the details, including marketing materials you can share on social media channels.

The logo for National Preparedness Month 2016 with space to customize for regions/states logos.

The logo for National Preparedness Month 2016 with space to customize for regions/states logos.

September serves as an annual reminder for everyone to be ready for emergencies that could affect us where we live, work and visit.

Anaheim Fire & Rescue has put a lot of time into promoting National Preparedness Month, which includes public service announcement (such as the above video) produced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in partnership with The Advertising Council.

AF&R is focusing on engaging the public in three different ways: through social media, resident outreach and employee outreach.

“National Preparedness Month is a great time for the City of Anaheim to come together and work to promote preparedness with our internal and external partners in the community,” said Adriana Kennedy, administrative analyst, Emergency Management & Preparedness, Anaheim Fire & Rescue. “Anaheim is consistently making an effort to include the whole community in our preparedness activities.”

In addition to promoting National Preparedness Month 2016, AF&R includes on its website a wealth of information about emergency management and preparedness. Click here to view.

One of the quickest and most impactful ways to prepare is by registering for Anaheim’s¬†emergency notification systems. It is quick and easy to do. Click here to sign-up for Anaheim Alert and here to sign-up for AlertOC.