Archive for March 2013

Communities Helping Communities


inWEM and DST-ERT present a disaster supplies kit

Photo by Margarita Rolffot Rodriguez
From Left to Right:
Ms. Barnetta Keys; Monmouth County Chapter Parliamentarian, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST); Dr. Jacqueline McBride, President, International Network of Women in Emergency Management (inWEM); and Ms. Zakiyya Jordan, AmeriCorps volunteer at Boys and Girls Club of Monmouth County and DST member


In early March the International Network of Women in Emergency Management (inWEM)  convened a webinar for the Communities Helping Communities: Neighbors 2 Neighbors” program.  This was done as part of a wider movment and in conjunction with FEMA, SBA,and Delta Sigma Theta as well as New Jersey and New York’s faith based organizations and emergency management leaders.

Delta Sigma Theta-ERT and inWEM presented the club with a Disaster Supply Kit as part of National Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2013.In support of this program, FEMA’s mission, and FEMA’s “whole community” initiative, DST served as volunteer participants during the March FEMA for Kids program at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Monmouth County, New Jersey.