Nominations for FEMA's 2011 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards is now open and will close on August 26. There are 16 achievement categories for accomplishments from January 2010 through May 2011. Winners will be announced in September, during National Preparedness Month, and will be honored guests at an event in D.C. with one winner being selected to attend the 2011 International Association of Emergency Mangers Conference in Las Vegas.
Throughout Colorado, success has been demonstrated in each of these categories, please take the few minutes needed to nominate individuals or entire programs from your jurisdiction that have increased the level of disaster preparedness.
All applications and supporting materials should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with "2011 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Application" in the subject line.