Generate interest and participation in Preparedness Day events/activities with the numerous tools and resources available to make outreach efforts fast and easy. Included is a customization option where local project details can be added to a flyer or postcard and printed using a desktop printer.

Virtual workshop

NFPA hosted a Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Virtual Workshop on March 12. Watch below, and get ideas on how to organize a project that reduces your local wildfire risk.

Flyers/Postcards

Download the Preparedness Day flyer (PDF, 596 KB) or postcard (PDF, 1 MB) and share with friends, family, neighbors, youth organizations and others. If more copies are needed than your home printer can handle, there’s files for the neighborhood print shop too. print shop flyer (PDF, 1.7 MB) / print shop postcard (PDF, 1.5 MB)

The Preparedness Day customizable flyer (DOCX, 2.3 MB) and customizable postcard (DOCX, 2 MB) provides an opportunity to add local event information. Download the flyer, fill in your project details and start distributing today! If you’re a recognized Firewise community, projects may serve as, or supplement, the annual Firewise Day event required for renewals.

Logo

The Wildfire Community Preparedness Day logo can be used to promote local campaign efforts. Download the logo (jpg), and read the official Logo Guidelines (DOCX, 502 KB).

Proclamation
Use the proclamation template (PDF, 70 KB) to announce May 2 as Wildfire Community Preparedness Day in your state, city or county.
Web/E-mail Banners

Add the Wildfire Community Preparedness web banner to your site or event’s landing page; and announce your commitment to risk reduction activities every time you send an email with the email signature banner.

Social Media

Use the hashtag #WildfirePrepDay and share your project on Twitter. Demonstrate your support by using the Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram profile photo image and let your followers know about the grassroots projects you’re involved in. To help with your social media outreach consider using these prewritten Twitter and Facebook posts

Questions? Contact Cathy Prudhomme or NFPA’s Wildland Fire Operations Division.