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FEMA urges families to build disaster preparedness into September

National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time.

The 2022 Theme for this preparedness month is “A Lasting Legacy.”

“The life you’ve built is worth protecting. Prepare for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family,” FEMA officials said.

Emergency preparations should include having enough vital supplies for several days if basic services are unavailable in a disaster.

FEMA advises: After an emergency . . .