September is National Preparedness Month! The Office of Emergency Management, Boston Public Health Commission and Greenovate Boston want to encourage residents to take the necessary steps in preparedness. We have provided you with 30 actionable tips for each day of the month.

You will also find a list of community events, an interactive map, and other resources to help you prepare for any unplanned event in your home, neighborhood, or city. Explore, learn and take action to prepare yourself, family, friends and community.


Tip of the Day

Tip #30:Turn around, don't drown! Read More

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What's Happening on Twitter

  • Congratulations to Chris Coakley, OEM's PIO for graduating from the Emerging Leaders in Emergency Management Progra… https://t.co/VWW4uDXyoY

  • Great job @CityOfBoston agencies staffing the EOC yesterday! @BostonFire @bostonpolice @BOSTON_EMS @BostonBTD @BostonPWD @HealthyBoston

Join the conversation by tweeting #readybos and following @GreenovateBos, @HealthyBoston, & @Ready_Boston for updates.

City of Boston Preparedness Map

Use this interactive map to view flood zones, evacuation routes, and emergency shelters

Send technical questions to egis_maps@cityofboston.gov.


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