Emergency Preparedness and ResponsePreparedness:
Response (After the Storm):Resources to Support Children
- Weather Forecasting: Tri-State Storm Watch
- Disasters / Severe Weather: CDC - Red Cross
- Hurricane Preparedness: NOAA - FEMA - Homeland Security
- Earthquake Safety Guide
Children's Needs (from PrepareResondRecover.org)Additional Resources:Response (What Can We Do to Help?):We all want to help – but how can we help our community from here on out? The best support for local families is long term support.Check out these locally grown organizations who are getting support directly to those in need:Get your family in the habit of making monthly contributions of nonperishable food directly to a local Food Pantry:Click here to read an interesting forum post chain on City-Data.com about donating clothing. Read down through a few posts until you see a lengthy one from Retriever - worth the read so you can better understand what is happening out there with regards to clothing donations.
- Resource for Talking to Children About Hurricane Sandy (active web links embedded)