America’s ‘PrepareAthon’ with FEMA

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Natural disasters left a deadly and destructive mark in 2015 with nearly 500 fatalities and caused approximately $4.8 billion in damage. Deputy Assistant Administrator for National Preparedness Kathleen Fox is chatting with Bethany and Paul about ways to be safe.

April 30, 2016 is National PrepareAthon! Day, when individuals, communities, businesses, schools, and houses of worship around the country hold preparedness discussions, conduct drills, and take easy steps to prepare for local hazards.

America's PrepareAthon! is a grassroots, community-based campaign for action to get families, organizations and entire communities better prepared for emergencies.

For more information on how you can take action and what you need to look out for in your area, visit


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