National Preparedness Month

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Despite the devastation hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires and other emergencies and disasters have caused in recent years, only 60 percent of Americans say preparation for natural or man-made disasters is very important to them.

With only 17 percent of Americans claiming to be very prepared for an emergency situation, encouraging preparedness as a year round activity is key. 

FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino tells us how we can get better prepared. 

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