This page contains
resources of interest to parents, caregivers, and other family members or
friends. For example: How to create a family disaster plan and a checklist
with questions to ask childcare providers.
American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children - The Getting Your
Family Prepared for a Disaster webpage that provides information to assist
Family Readiness Kit - Preparing to Handle Disasters - A user friendly
kit to help prepare families for most kinds of disasters. Available in English
and Spanish. American Academy of Pediatrics.
Kids Get a Plan - Interactive Website where students have the
opportunity to learn about disaster preparedness. The site features grade level
activities, stories, and games. Resources are also available for parents and
teachers. Florida Division of Emergency Management.
Ready.Gov Make A Plan - Provides resources for families to assist in
preparing a family emergency plan. The site includes forms for developing a
family communications plan, a children's emergency contact card and more. The
site contains information for families on working with schools and day care
centers in planning for emergencies and a special section for children to help
them understand and prepare for emergencies. Federal Emergency Management Agency
School and Child Care Check List - Checklist for parents and caregivers.
The checklist can be used as a guide for asking daycare providers and schools
about their planning and preparedness for disasters. Developed by Save the
Children's US Programs.
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