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Blog Question of the Week: How have you prepared for emergencies?

Release Date: 09/08/2008
Contact Information: Media Contact (for media only; please leave responses as comments on the blog): Jeffrey Levy, (202) 564-4355 /

(Washington, D.C. – September 8, 2008) Ever wanted to tell EPA what you thought on an environmental topic? Each week, you have your chance in the EPA blog, Greenversations. Each question is an open-ended blog entry; please share your thoughts as comments.

This week's question:

How have you prepared for emergencies?
Hurricanes, spring floods, and other incidents can all wreak havoc with our daily lives. Here at EPA, we're ready to respond in an official way. For individual people, preparing can range from keeping extra food and water to making evacuation plans. Either way, it pays to think ahead. In fact, September is National Preparedness Month.

¿Cómo se ha preparado para las emergencias?
Huracanes, inundaciones y otros incidentes pueden arruinar nuestras vidas cotidianas. Aquí en EPA, estamos listos para responder de manera oficial. Para los individuos, los preparativos pueden comprender el almacenar alimentos y agua adicionales, así como hacer planes de evacuación. De cualquier manera, es bueno anticipar las cosas. De hecho, septiembre es el Mes Nacional de Preparación.

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