We need to utilize our community centers and schools to educate the general public on emergency preparedness! Utilize community centers for older citizens, and people who do not have children in the school district! Utilize the schools, through the PTAs and PTO's to educate that community. A county liason needs to be available in each county to be able to assist in organize such eductional endeavors. If there is no Liason ...more »
Develop best practices for use of electronic signage to inform citizens how to respond to a situation or incident. Signage can range from the lowly highway digital signs to electronic bill boards on highways, to signs in large venues such as stadiums, arenas, malls, schools and universities, and shopping center and pharmacy marquees and so on.
I suggest that government and large corporations offer grant funding to local organizations that would stimulate a grassroots response to community disaster education and resilience. This initiative would focus on recruiting volunteers (retired, self-employed, etc.) to teach community disaster education and disaster resilience through the churches and other faith-based organizations, schools, and civic organizations in ...more »