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Severe Weather Awareness Week

Des Moines Branch Members,

As part of our Environmental Justice Branch Initiative, In the Eye of the Storm, our project team will bring you various information throughout the year to highlight and encourage equity in emergency management, response, and relief. In that spirit, we'd like to make you aware that the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD), National Weather Service (NWS), and Iowa Emergency Management Association (IEMA) have joined together to promote Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 27-31.

Here are three simple steps to be better prepared for severe weather:

For each day during Severe Weather Awareness Week a different subject is being highlighted:

Stay Ready!

Arnold Woods, Jr.

Vice President & Environmental Justice Branch Initiative Lead

Diogenes Ayala

Community Coordination Chair

NAACP Des Moines Branch


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