PLANIT NOW asks for your support to provide relief to those already in need from severe weather events and to expand our message that preparedness is key. PLAN!T NOW assists communities at risk of being negatively impacted by severe weather events including hurricanes and tropical storms, flooding, winter storms, earthquakes, fires and man-made disasters. Working with public, government, nonprofit and private partners, we promulgate important information that helps those at risk prepare their families and communities.

"Surviving Disaster deconstructs how the brain responds to life-or-death events—so that we can all learn to do better. The documentary includes many characters from my book, in addition to other survivors of all kinds of trauma, from tsunami to car crashes. One young survivor describes in unflinching detail exactly what it felt like to get out of a house fire as a little girl in Texas. It is the kind of story you will never forget once you see it, and it is told with a purpose—to help the rest of us become smarter and stronger in our own homes and communities." - Amanda Ripley, author of THE UNTHINKABLE, Who Survives When Disaster Strikes.

It's been just over five years since this revolutionary book was first published and we urge you to celebrate by buying a copy of THE UNTHINKABLE. It's essential mantra is ours : practice makes perfect where preparedness is concerned. Go to to purchase the 2012 companion documentary that will change your life and perspective about emergency preparedness, based on the book by the insightfully, plain-spoken Amanda Ripley. Click here and buy it on AMAZON!

Get your game on with Owlie!

You may already know that our Owlie Skywarn is a severe weather prep hero! Coming soon to this section are a list of cities and towns near you that will launch YMP WEATHERFEST RALLIES, in cooperation with the National Weather Service, to help prepare the nation's kids as well as their parents and teachers for flash floods, climate change, storms and tornadoes, and more.

These events include appearances by OWLIE SKYWARN, the mascot and lots of participation by community first responders and other stakeholders. Meanwhile, GO TO AND PLAY THE GAME!