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Be Informed

Information is available from federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial resources. Access to learn what to do before, during, and after an emergency. Keep an eye out on social media for National Preparedness Month tips and resources throughout September.

Helpful General Resources

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    • The NJSCCC funds and oversees all local Citizen Corps programs from the state headquarters. This promotes statewide consistency in training, resources, and public awareness initiatives for all New Jersey Citizen Corps programs.

 Using Social Media to Inform others about Preparedness

Promote Preparedness Through Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

  • Facebook
    • Change your Facebook status to “Helping American’s get Ready during National Preparedness Month
    • Create a group where people can network about what they do to stay prepared and can share ideas for the future.
    • Invite people to local preparedness events using the Events application. Get feedback and learn what people want to see more of.
    • Change your Facebook cover photo to the National Preparedness Month banner.
  • Twitter about NPM
    • Tweet things like “September is National Preparedness Month. Become a Hero.“
    • Use the hashtag #NATLPREP when promoting.
    • Utilize prepared tweets from the Twitter Resources document provided above.
    • Share with friends and family what you are doing to be prepared.
    • Add links to American Red Cross,, and other resources.


Last Updated:8/23/2013 6:18 AM

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