Get involved with an organization or association that affects you and see what a difference your participation makes in your personal preparedness efforts.
Really Ready America helps you take steps to decrease the impact of a disaster by planning in advance and learning about potential threats.
Visit the CDC for information regarding the preparation for and response to specific hazards in our local and surrounding communities.
Recent Outbreaks and Incidents
above courtesy CDC.gov
Remember, we are ALL affected by emergencies and the unexpected. The resources below will be helpful to you in completing your personal preparedness plan.
Healthy mental health tips regarding children from CDC // emergency.cdc.gov
Fostering healthy mental health from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry // www.aacap.org
How to talk with children after a disaster from the National Mental Health Association // www.nmha.org
Tips to reassure children affected by a disaster from National Mental Health Association // www.mentalhealthamerica.net
Techniques to help children cope with disasters from FEMA // www.fema.gov
Office of Preparedness & Response
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