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September 2014
September is National Preparedness Month 

Have you prepared your...  
  • Facility?
  • Members?
  • Response in the community?
Find out more information about America's PrepareAthon! here.



Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston

Faith Leaders' Summit on Human Trafficking  

September 18th
As part of Houston's Faith & Freedom Week, Interfaith Ministries, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, and United Against Human Trafficking will bring together leaders from Houston's diverse tapestry of faith traditions to discuss the issue of human trafficking. Click here for more info. Email Carey Reagan to register. 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Technical Assistance Workshop for Houses of Worship

September 23rd
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will  host this workshop in Houston on FEMA's Guide to Developing High Quality Emergency Operation Plans for Houses of Worship. More details coming soon.  Please check the HIDRA website at IMGH.org/Disaster for updates.
Need tips on talking about the swell of immigrants at the United States/Mexico border in your house of worship?

There are many websites trying to share accurate information.  The U.S. Department of Health & Human Servicespage is quite helpful.  For more information about various responses, go to the HIDRA Resource page.
Hosted by Interfaith Ministries for Greater HoustonHIDRA is a network of clergy and lay leaders from Houston area faith communities who gather to learn together and share experiences about disaster preparedness and response. For more information, visit IMGH.org/Disaster.