Webinar: Disaster Preparedness: Helping Individuals and Communities Prepare

  • Last Updated: September 02, 2022
  • Published: August 30, 2022

Register to attend the live training webinar, "Disaster Preparedness: Helping Individuals and Communities Prepare"


Thursday, September 22, 2022
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)


Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speakers: 
    • Nana Kaneko, Heritage Emergency National Task Force Specialist, Office of Environmental Planning & Historic Preservation, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    • Moira Corcoran, Emergency Management Specialist (Preparedness), Individual and Community Preparedness Division, FEMA
    • Michael Verrier, Emergency Management Specialist (Preparedness), Individual and Community Preparedness Division, FEMA
  • Learning outcomes: National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. Join FEMA as we discuss the importance of being prepared for disasters and an overview of FEMA’s free research and tools to build and sustain capabilities to prepare for any emergency. From online training, youth curriculum, physical outreach materials, and preparedness programs, we have a suite of resources that you can leverage to help prepare yourself and members of your community. 

Registration confirmation information:
Upon registering, a confirmation email from [email protected] will be sent with instructions for joining the webinar. To ensure delivery of that email, configure your junk mail or spam filter(s) to permit messages from that address. GPO staff will also email your access information the day before the webinar. If you do not receive your login information, please email [email protected].

Prior to the webinar:
For those participating via a desktop or laptop computer (preferred method), a WebEx plug-in must be installed (one-time only). Download instructions. Some features will not be available for users participating with a tablet or smartphone. Devices need to have a WebEx app installed from the device’s app store, which may take time. After installation, the app will ask for you to Allow or Deny permissions.