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WHEREAS, National Preparedness Month creates an important opportunity for residents of the Silver State to review how to be prepared for any type of emergency where they live, work, and play; and

WHEREAS, taking steps toward personal preparedness and ensuring that our households, workplaces, schools, houses of worship, and community-based organizations are prepared for any disaster which can reduce fatalities and economic devastation following a major crisis; and

WHEREAS, educating our communities will increase awareness for all citizens and visitors to the State of Nevada, and help build an understanding of the types of disasters that could happen in our communities; and

WHEREAS, our citizens will know what to do to be safe and mitigate damage through participation in community resiliency planning; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Safety's Division of Emergency Management and other agencies and groups across the state are working to increase public awareness in preparing for emergencies and to encourage individuals to take action; and

WHEREAS, emergency preparedness is the responsibility of every citizen of Nevada and all citizens are urged to make preparedness a priority and work together to ensure that individuals, families, and communities are ready for disasters and emergencies of any type;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  September, 2016 as

 PREPAREDNESS MONTH IN NEVADA

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Cadence Matijevich