September marks Emergency Preparedness Month, and Virginia Cooperative Extension encourages families to be disaster-aware and take action to prepare.
“A disaster can strike anyone, anywhere, and sometimes without notice. This makes it essential for families to form a safety plan," says Michael Martin, Virginia Cooperative Extension emergency response and preparedness coordinator.
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