Who: Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Emergency Management Director Samantha Phillips
and Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer
What: National Preparedness Month in Philadelphia
Where: City Hall, Outside on apron N. Broad Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard
When: Tuesday, September 2, 2014
10:30 a.m. – Ceremony
11:00 a.m. – Preparedness Fair
Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Emergency Management Director Samantha Phillips will kick off National Preparedness Month in Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management will provide 20 Family Preparedness Workshop for City employees throughout September.
These workshops will include how to develop a family household emergency plan, creating Go Bag and Shelter-in-Place Kits, and how to stay
informed during an emergency.
Following the ceremony, there will be a Preparedness Fair featuring representatives from FEMA Region 3, Philadelphia Fire Department,
Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia Disaster Relief, Philadelphia Second Alarmers, Red Paw Emergency Relief, and the
Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management.