Sunday, September 19, 2021

FEMA seeking entries for preparedness awards

Know anyone you think would be a good candidate for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 2015 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards?

FEMA officials in Region 6, which includes North Texas, are looking for individuals or organizations which have demonstrated innovative local practices and achievements in making communities safer, stronger, better prepared and more resilient.

FEMA will review all entries and select the finalists with a panel of emergency management officials selecting winners for:
•Outstanding Citizen Corps Council;
•Community Preparedness Heroes;
•Awareness to Action;
•Technological Innovation;
•Outstanding Achievement in Youth Preparedness;
•Preparing the Whole Community;
•Outstanding Community Emergency Response Team Initiatives;
•Outstanding Citizen Corps Partner Program; and
•Excellence in Volunteer Sustainability.

Winners will be announced in the fall of 2015 and will be invited to FEMA’s community preparedness roundtable event. More information about the awards is available at

All submissions must be submitted to [email protected] by midnight on April 10 with information on any activities between January 1, 2014 and April 10, 2015.

CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette News Department

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