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America's PrepareAthon!


About the Campaign

The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center is proud to participate along with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and our Federal family in America’s PrepareAthon!, a nationwide, community-based action campaign aimed at increasing emergency preparedness and resilience. On 2 days each year (April 30 and September 30), the campaign community supports National PrepareAthon! Day by encouraging schools, school districts, State Education Agencies (SEAs), institutions of higher education (IHEs), and community partners to make plans to prepare for the following hazards:






Click each hazard to access more details, including information on drills and exercises.

Also available is a Communications Toolkit, applicable for multiple audiences, including schools, and containing general sample tweets, Facebook posts, and other information specific to different disasters.

Participate Through the REMS TA Center

Participate Through FEMA

Stay Connected

Twitter: @PrepareAthon follow the conversation #PrepareAthon and #PrepareAthonForSchools

Email: prepareathon@fema.gov
Community of Practice: rems.ed.gov/CoP/Account/Register.aspx