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  • National PrepareAthon! Day is Tuesday, Sept. 30, and will revolve around taking the actions to prepare for these six specific hazards:

     

    Knowing what to do before, during and after an emergency is a critical part of being prepared and can be the difference when seconds count. By selecting a hazard above, you will learn more about where it is most common, what happens when it strikes and what you can do to prepare.

     

    There is still time to join over 14 million Americans who are participating in disaster drills and awareness activities through America's PrepareAthon!, an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and communities to prepare for specific hazards through drills, group discussions, and exercises

     

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    About the National Capital Region
    The National Capital Region (NCR) is a collection of sovereign jurisdictions, including cities, counties, states and the District of Columbia. This website and the efforts of the region's communicators and public information officers will focus on regional collaboration between the region's homeland security partners to achieve a safe and secure National Capital Region.

  • Sep 8, 2014 10:35:33 AM Be Prepared for Power Outages

    Power outages can happen any time of the year. Make sure you and your family know the steps to take during a blackout.

     

     

    Learn more at ready.gov/blackouts.

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    About the National Capital Region
    The National Capital Region (NCR) is a collection of sovereign jurisdictions, including cities, counties, states and the District of Columbia. This website and the efforts of the region's communicators and public information officers will focus on regional collaboration between the region's homeland security partners to achieve a safe and secure National Capital Region.

September is National Preparedness Month

Celebrate National Preparedness Month by planning a National PrepareAthon! Day on Sept. 30! America’s PrepareAthon is a nationwide, community-based campaign for action to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through hazard specific drills, group discussions and exercises conducted at the national level every fall and spring. Learn more and register your event at www.ready.gov/prepare. And if you tweet, use #NatlPrep to share what's going on in your community.

 

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"Emergency Preparedness for Federal Employees in the National Capital Region"

This brochure is specifically tailored to employees at the workplace and the National Capital Region and provides information on being informed, making a plan, building a kit and getting involved. 

 

Get Alerts from Your Jurisdiction

In an emergency, will you know what to do, where to go and how to get information? Visit www.Capitalert.gov for information about free emergency alerts.

 
 

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About the National Capital Region

The National Capital Region (NCR) is a collection of sovereign jurisdictions, including cities, counties, states and the District of Columbia. This website and the efforts of the region's communicators and public information officers will focus on regional collaboration between the region's homeland security partners to achieve a safe and secure National Capital Region. Below are the jurisdictions that comprise the National Capital Region:


District of Columbia

District of Columbia
  


Maryland
Montgomery County | Prince George's County 


Virginia
Alexandria | Arlington County | Fairfax | Fairfax County | Falls Church | Loudoun County | Manassas | Manassas Park | Prince William County 

  

 

 

Capitalert. Get emergency alerts from jurisdictions in the National Capital Region.

 

SecureTransit.org -- see something, say something

 

 

 

 Visit Ready.gov

 

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