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Citizen Corps

Citizen Corps

The mission of Citizen Corps is to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds.

Citizen Corps asks you to embrace the personal responsibility to be prepared; to get training in first aid and emergency skills; and to volunteer to support local emergency responders, disaster relief, and community safety.

Youth Preparedness

Children can play an important role in disaster preparedness and each have the unique potential to help their communities be safer, stronger and more resilient before, during and after a disaster.

Through a unique partnership between the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Education and the American Red Cross, there is a full range of educational materials to assist individuals who want to start a youth preparedness program.

Last Published Date: July 30, 2015

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