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To support the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA’s goals by improving the competencies of the U.S. officials in Emergency Management at all levels of government to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the potential effects of all types of disasters and emergencies on the American people. Continue reading about EMI's Mission...

Belmar, N.J., Aug. 31, 2013 -- Families enjoy the shore's unofficial last summer weekend at Belmar's restored beach and boardwalk, ten months after Hurricane Sandy touched the east coast last October. FEMA photo - Photo by Rosanna Arias - Aug 30, 2013
101 Critical Days of Summer

Summer is almost upon us and it is, once again, time for the Summer Safety Campaign. The 101 critical days of summer begins on Memorial Day weekend and ends after Labor Day. This is, of course, the largest vacation period of the year. The sun is shining and people are out swimming, boating, visiting family and friends far away, playing and having a good time. It’s also a time of celebration, recreation, staying awake long hours and driving more miles than your body has the energy for. With all those fun summer activities, the following safety tips are offered to make your vacation journey a safe and happy one.

101 Critical Days of Summer

  1. Heat Injuries
  2. Boating Safety
  3. Swimming Safety
  4. Pool Security & Diving Safety
  5. Fireworks
  6. Barbeques
  7. Sports Injury & Prevention
  8. Playground Safety
  9. Walking and Jogging Safety
  10. Bicycle Safety
  11. Vehicle Trip Preparation
  12. Off-Road Vehicle Safety
  13. Drinking and Driving

Hurricane Preparedness

June 1st marks the start of hurricane season. Find tips on what to do before, during, and after a hurricane on Ready.gov.

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