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Preparedness for Community and Government Leaders

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Community leaders are responsible for ensuring the safety of their constituents and the resiliency of their communities. They work with their local agencies and personnel to prepare and respond to natural, technological or national security emergency/disaster situations. They also advocate the need for preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities to their constituents to cope with potential hazards.

What should your community prepare for?

Find out what the hazards and threats are in your area and in your home:

What can community leaders do to prepare?

Consider using the following resources:

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