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Citizen Corps, FEMA & Serve.Gov Offering New Toolkit For Community Preparedness Volunteering

July 15th, 2009 · No Comments

As part of the Obama Administration’s new public service initiative, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the  Citizen Corps have partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service to create a Community Preparedness Toolkit. It is one of a series of Toolkits that can be found on, the nation’s new online resource for finding volunteer opportunities as well as creating one’s own.

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The Preparedness Toolkit offers ways to encourage individuals to volunteer and a comprehensive guide to developing their own “do-it-yourself” readiness projects. The site will help citizens create a service project to prepare their family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues for disasters in their local community. It offers detailed steps for a volunteers to follow, including these steps: 1. Identify Local Partners 2. Build a Team 3. Set Goals 4. Serve Your Community 5. Celebrate Success. For more information and to download the Toolkit, visit Anyone who might be interested in volunteering in the disaster preparedness area or even helping organize their own readiness effort should go to this site.

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