National Preparedness Month Kickoff

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.

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