Emergency Preparedness

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month!

The City of Upland Emergency Management Program is asking for your participation! All residents in the City of Upland are welcome to participate.

Week #1: Show Us Your Plan

For the 1st week of September, get together with your family and friends to come up with an emergency plan.  Post a photo or video of your plan on the City's Twitter/Facebook/Instagram with hashtag #readyupland and #nationalpreparednessmonth

To enter, please submit your entry by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 5th to readyupland@gmail.com.

Week #2: Build An Emergency Kit!

For the 2nd week of September, watch our Upland Police Department demonstrate how to build an emergency kit, located on our City of Upland Facebook page. Then, as a family, build a kit for your and your family. Post a photo or video of your plan on the City's Twitter/Facebook/Instagram with hashtag #readyupland and #nationalpreparednessmonth. Find the steps needed to prepare an emergency kit below. 

To enter, please submit your entry by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 12th to readyupland@gmail.com.

 

Week #3: Show Us How You Stay Prepared For Disasters.

Time to get creative!   Photograph or film your family conducting a fire or earthquake drill, or testing your smoke alarms.  Perhaps show us how you're being safe at home during COVID!   Post a photo or video of your plan on the City's Twitter/Facebook/Instagram with hashtag #readyupland and #nationalpreparednessmonth.  Find the steps needed to prepare for a disaster below. 

To enter, please submit your entry by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19th to readyupland@gmail.com.

Week #4: Get The Kids Involved.

Parents, talk to your kids about preparing for emergencies.  Teachers, talk to your class about emergency preparedness.  Show kids how they can get involved.  Now, let's get creative!  Kids can film a TikTok showing what's in their emergency bags or families can post a photo or video of your plan on the City's Twitter/Facebook/Instagram with hashtag #readyupland and #nationalpreparednessmonth.  Examples on how the kids can help are offered below.      

To enter, please submit your entry by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26th to readyupland@gmail.com.

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