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Get Your Kids On Your Team!

Learn how to help children cope during and after a disaster

Preparing for emergencies shouldn't fall on your shoulders alone. Young children and teens alike need to be part of the process — for their own safety and sense of empowerment.

  • Work together to build an emergency kit.
  • Sit down as a family to talk about your communications plan.
  • Role-play what you would do during a disaster.
  • Hold fire drills in your house.

Download these tools and get started!

Stylish girl carrying a diaster-ready bag

Emergency Kit Checklist for Parents

Family Plan for Parents

Responding to an emergency is one thing ... what's the best way to respond to your child during or after a disaster?

Learn more about building a kit and making a plan by clicking the links at the top of the page.

Read the FAQs and find out!

Parent talking seriously with a child.