Emergency Management News

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Prepare and Share! #AltusOK #PrepareAthon

America's PrepareAthon! GIF
A picture is worth a thousand words. Or in this case, a picture is worth as many likes and shares on your social media.

On Saturday, April 30 – National PrepareAthon Day! – share the GIF (animated image) of preparedness on Facebook, Twitter, and your other social media channels with your family and friends, so they can see some of the items that could be in their emergency supply kit. 

Don’t forget to also follow #PrepareAthon to see the nationwide preparedness activities happening.  

Post the GIF file to your social media, and customize your message so your followers, including family and friends, can see the importance of preparing for an emergency.

Include the below language with the GIF:

  • Our emergency kits are ready. Now it’s your turn to #Prepare and Share. Visit ready.gov/prepare #PrepareAthon
  • Do your #weekend plans include making an #emergency kit? Visitready.gov/prepare #PrepareAthon #springtime #weather
Download the GIF by following the below steps:
  1. Click on the link to open the animated image:http://1.usa.gov/20Y5dqo.
  2. Save it to your computer or mobile device.
  3. Share the file on your social media channels.
Sharing on Social Media:

Some social media platform like Facebook may require additional steps to upload a GIF. For Facebook, you must:
  1. Go to Settings>Videos>Auto-Play Videos and turn “Auto-play” on.
  2. Copy and paste the following in the body of your post:http://1.usa.gov/20Y5dqo.

Facebook and Twitter are free social networking applications that can be used on your Apple (iOS) or Android (Google) mobile device or desktop.
If you have any problems downloading the GIF file, please contact us atcitizencorps@fema.dhs.gov.

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