WASHINGTON, D.C. – You can learn tips on how to prepare for and keep safe during disasters during a nationwide tweetup.
Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) will hold a National PrepareAthon! Day Tweetathon to celebrate and promote National Preparedness Month.
“National Preparedness Month is the ideal time to create or review your emergency plans, re-stock your emergency kits and spread awareness within your communities,” said Thompson a Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security. “Now is the time to be vigilant, collaborate together as families and communities to make certain we are all prepared.”
Thompson said that the tweetup offers a chance for all Americans to participate and learn more on how to stay safe and have peace of mind in the event of a disaster.
The preparedness tweetup, which is a gathering of people on tweeter, will take place between noon and 1pm ET Tuesday, September 30. To participate use the hashtag #NatlPrep.
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