Read the August Emergency Preparedness Newsletter

Posted: 10:56 a.m.

Emergency Preparedness Newsletter August 2012The Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management publishes a monthly “Emergency Preparedness” newsletter with great articles on how you can become better prepared for emergencies — both at home as well as on the job.

This month’s issue is now online. It features information about how you can participate in National Preparedness Month, upcoming in September; hyperthermia and summer weather dangers; a new online disaster damage database; Flat Stanley and Flat Stella joining the FEAM team; continuity planning for businesses; the upcoming Great Southeast ShakeOut and more.

Read the August issue online, either in PDF format or an ADA accessible plain text document.

You can subscribe by email too so you don’t miss a single issue. To subscribe:

  • Go to
  • To subscribe/start, go to the “Emergency Management” section, then select the circle next to “Emergency Preparedness news and resources” under the “Start” column. (To unsubscribe/discontinue, select the circle next to the information you want to unsubscribe under the “Stop” column.)
  • Once you have completed your selection, scroll to the bottom of the list and click “Continue.

For more information on emergency preparedness, or to schedule a presentation from the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management, call 571-350-1000, TTY 711; email

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