Respond:Resources to Support Children
- Weather Forecasting: Tri-State Storm Watch
- Disasters / Severe Weather: CDC - Red Cross
- Hurricanes: NOAA - FEMA - Homeland Security
- Earthquakes: Earthquake Safety Guide
- Winter Weather: Cold Weather Safety Tips - Prevent Frozen Pipes
- Hurricanes: Preparing for High Winds
- Know Your Zone - Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management (732.431.7400)
- Natural Disaster Risk: ADT.com has analyzed sixty-five years of FEMA data and released an interactive disaster risk map that calculates the risk natural threats pose, across the United States - simply zoom in or input a ZIP code and view the area’s exposure to natural hazards.
Children's Needs (from PrepareResondRecover.org)Additional Resources:Contribute:
- Resource for Talking to Children About Hurricane Sandy (active web links embedded)
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.