Teach Youth About Preparedness – September 20-26

Ready.gov advises: Talk to your kids about preparing for emergencies and what to do in case you are separated. Reassure them by providing information about how they can get involved.

Disaster preparedness information is important for everyone in the household. This week NFS is hosting a family-friendly scavenger hunt! Bring the family & we’ll work together gathering what everyone needs to be prepared. We’ll also touch on what should be on your checklist.

Register for our Preparedness Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Emergencies and disasters can be scary, especially for young children, but there are a number of ways to stay safe before, during, and after a disaster strikes. Our flood experts have put together a easy to use checklist that will help prepare children for any disaster scenario.

Download Our Guide to Preparing Kids for Disaster

Preparing Kids

Ready.gov has developed games to help children learn about disasters while providing tips on preparing for a disaster.

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Preparing Teens

Ready.gov has tips for teens that have an interest in protecting their family & communities through preparedness activities.

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Preparing Families

Ready.gov encourages the whole family to be involved in and know the role they play in disaster preparedness.

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For more information on preparing kids for disaster visit: https://www.ready.gov/kids