Preparedness is a shared responsibility; it calls for the involvement of everyone — not just the government — in preparedness efforts. By working together, everyone can help keep the nation safe from harm and help keep it resilient when struck by hazards, such as natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and pandemics.
Whole Community includes:
Individuals and families, including those with access and functional needs
Faith-based and community organizations
Schools and academia
All levels of government including local, state and federal partners