National Preparedness Month is observed each September and is sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). National Preparedness Month promotes family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. The 2019 theme is Prepared, Not Scared.” Visit to find great information and resources to help you prepare for and respond to emergencies. As we all know, this preparation is especially important for persons with chronic health conditions, so be informed and make a plan. The Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) and the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) have many tools and resources to help the bleeding disorders community be proactive: