September is diasaster preparedness month.

Use the resources on this page to learn how your congregation and your family can be prepared for natural disasters. Participate in the PDA/PW collaboration to ensure your mid-council is prepared.

Learn how your congregation and family can prepare to respond to local disasters - strengthened, informed, and ready to reach out in your community with the hope of Christ.

Additional online materials and training for families and communities

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Family information

Disaster Services Training

Order free preparedness materials from FEMA’s online ordering platform


American Red Cross

Make a plan


U.S. Department of Homeland Security (includes resources in Spanish, Korean, Tagalog, Chinese, and Vietnamese)

Disaster preparedness month

Resources for kids

Resources for individuals with disabilities


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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Website

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Information that can help families protect themselves from public health threats following flooding



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