Too often, disaster preparedness lessons are limited to school fire drills, active shooting or simply avoided all together due to the sensitive nature of the topic. However, learning about disasters and how to respond helps children gain a sense of understanding
and control so they are equipped to respond more quickly and safely in a crisis. With the proper education your child can feel more secure, confident, and helpful in the event of an emergency.
Important considerations for education and preparing your child for emergencies:
For more information on ways you can prepare you child before an emergency occurs visit ready.gov. This site has some fun tips and games for the whole family.
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