National Preparedness Month: Red Cross Urges Everyone to Get Ready Now for Emergencies
August 31, 2022
People everywhere are feeling the impacts of climate change with more frequent and intense weather events threatening our communities. September is National Preparedness Month and the American Red Cross of Idaho, Montana and East Oregon urges everyone to get ready for these emergencies now.
Just last year, more than 40 percent of Americans — some 130 million people — were living in a county struck by a climate-related disaster, according to an analysis from the Washington Post. Disasters can happen anywhere, anytime. You can be ready by visiting redcross.org/prepare.
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