Don’t Wait: 10 Things You Can Do Now To Prepare for Emergencies

  • September 13th, 2021

September is National Preparedness Month, a time set aside each year to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies.

Throughout the month, The University of Alabama will share tips to help you prepare.

Disasters don’t wait for a convenient time. Preparing for them shouldn’t wait either. Here are 10 things you can do at little or no cost to prepare now.

A woman talks into a microphone in a radio studio.
Emergency information can be heard on 92.5 FM.


Shane Dorrill, UA Strategic Communications,

The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus. A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.