The application period for the 2013 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness (ICP) Awards is now open. Please nominate outstanding individuals, organizations, Citizen Corps Councils and programs working to make our communities safer, stronger and better prepared for any disaster or emergency event.
The ICP Awards application period is open through June 5, 2013. All submissions must feature achievements taking place between January 1, 2012 and June 5, 2013. Please submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. A distinguished panel of judges from the emergency management industry will select the winners in each of the following categories:
• Outstanding State Citizen Corps Council Initiatives;
• Outstanding Local Citizen Corps Council Initiatives;
• Outstanding Community Emergency Response Team Initiatives;
• Outstanding Achievement in Youth Preparedness;
• Preparing the Whole Community;
• Awareness to Action; and
• Community Preparedness Heroes.
Winners of the 2013 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards will be announced in fall 2013. They will also be FEMA’s honored guests at a community preparedness roundtable event in Washington, D.C. As you prepare your submission, don’t forget to take a look at previous winners on our website.
We can’t wait to see what incredible work is being done to support preparedness and awareness in communities across the nation! Visit http://www.ready.gov/citizen-corps-awards to learn about more information on how to apply!