awareness of the importance of being two weeks ready, and connect community resources to early child care and school age programs over the next two years. As the statewide afterschool network who’s mission is to support, expand and educate on quality expanded learning opportunities for children youth and families throughout the state, OregonASK is excited to be part of this work to ensure school age and community partners are authentically engaged in this process.
Take a few minutes to watch this Portland based TedTalk on “Why We Do Not Prepare For Earthquakes” by Steven Eberlein. Steven, works for the American Red Cross Cascades Region and illustrates emergency preparedness in a Pacific Northwest as something akin to camping. Click here to watch the ten minute TedTalk.
Oregon Office of Emergency Management
To help communities become 2 Weeks Ready, the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) developed resources that include quick, informational 2 Weeks Ready Videos & Brochures.
2 Weeks Ready Videos:
2 Weeks Ready Brochures:
- Children and Babies
- Communicating Before, During and After Emergencies
- Creating Prepared Communities
- First Aid: Be Your Own First Responder
- Neighbors Helping Neighbors
- Preparedness for Seniors
- Shelter: A Safe Place After Disaster
- Prepare to Stay Hydrated
- Prepare Your Pantry
2 Weeks Ready Kickoff Webinar
If you weren’t able to attend the live version of the 2 Weeks Ready Kickoff Webinar, watch the recording down below!
The webinar covers:
- Who OregonASK is in the campaign
- Key partners
- Goals of the campaign
- A tentative timeline of the next two years.
(Webinar audio starts at 2:25 and again at 5:03 to allow participants who attended plenty of time to get logged on and settled.)
If you have any questions about the 2 Weeks Ready Campaign, please email kassy.rousselle@oregonask.