Free emergency preparedness toolkit now available online

A new emergency preparedness toolkit from is designed to help its partners better prepare employees, members and individuals for emergencies and disasters.

The tool kit was created so community groups, agencies, associations and businesses can help the people they serve with brochures, posters, a PowerPoint presentation and a partner’s handbook.

“It’s a simple, cost-effective way for our partners to help their employees and those they serve become more prepared, and keep themselves in business during a disaster,” said Steve Lehman, an emergency management coordinator in Michigan.

The free toolkit, available online at, focuses on education for disaster preparation.