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What is the FEMA Region IX Youth Preparedness Council?

The YPC, otherwise known as the Youth Preparedness Council is a council set up by FEMA as a way to reach out and promote emergency preparedness to the youth of America. The Council consists of students that range from grades 8-12. The FEMA Region IX YPC is a regional council which serves the interests of its corresponding region. This is separate from the national-level FEMA Youth Preparedness Council. Learn more about the council at Ready.gov.