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Mission

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
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School Emergency Plans

Like individuals and families, schools, daycare providers, workplaces, neighborhoods and apartment buildings should all have site-specific emergency plans.

Ask about plans at the places where your family spends the most time: work, school and other places you frequent. If none exist, consider volunteering to help develop one. You will be better prepared to safely reunite your family and loved ones during an emergency if you think ahead, and communicate with others in advance.

Ready Campus

In times of disasters, colleges and universities serve as key emergency management partners to federal, state, local, tribal, territory and private sector organizations. Natural, technological, and health hazards can all affect daily campus operations. Institutions are encouraged to regularly review, update and exercise their emergency plans.

Ready Kids

Disasters affect everyone. And so it takes everyone - youth, parents, and community members - to help prepare.

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