Training program is for organizations and individuals seeking education on handling a life-threatening bleeding emergency.
Following catastrophic impacts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Hurricane Irma continues to progress towards the Bahamas. In the aftermath, various elements coordinated by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are prepositioned in the Caribbean to provide support as needed to survivors of the disaster.
So yes, September is over. And as the leaves change and the pumpkin patches are stocked up, you'd probably expect us to stop talking about National Preparedness Month.
We’ve harped on it for 29 days - September is National Preparedness Month.
The Secretary, along with 25 senior officials at the Department, were instructed by Red Cross officials today on CPR and basic first aid.
Watch the video below for the Secretary's remarks from today's training.