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Select Resources to Help Families and Communities Prepare for Disaster

ResourceDescriptionLink
AAP   
 Family Readiness Kit Family readiness materials and disaster-specific fact sheets for families www2.aap.org/family/frk/aapfrkfull.pdf 
 How to Prepare for Disasters AAP information to help families prepare a written disaster plan www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/How-to-Prepare-for-Disasters.aspx 
 Emergency Information Form AAP emergency information form template for children and youth with special health care needs www2.aap.org/advocacy/blankform.pdf 
 Family Disaster Supplies List AAP information and a list of important supplies to keep in a disaster supplies kit www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Family-Disaster-Supplies-List.aspx 
 Four Steps to Prepare Your Family for a Disaster AAP information to help families prepare for a disaster www2.aap.org/family/frk/FOurstepsFRK.pdf 
 Getting Your Family Prepared for a Disaster AAP information; tips to prepare a family for a disaster www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Getting-Your-Family-Prepared-for-a-Disaster.aspx 
 Talking to Children About Disasters AAP information; tips for talking to children about disasters www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Talking-to-Children-About-Disasters.aspx 
 Talking to Children About Tragedies and Other News Events AAP information; how to talk to children of various ages about disasters and tragedies www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Talking-To-Children-About-Tragedies-and-Other-News-Events.aspx 
American Red Cross   
 Pets Information to address the needs of pets in disaster planning www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/pets 
 Prepare Your Home and Family Resources to help families prepare for a disaster www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family 
ASPCA   
 Pet Care: Disaster Preparedness Information to address the needs of pets in disaster planning www.aspca.org/pet-care/disaster-preparedness 
CDC Health Departments State or territorial health department locator www.cdc.gov/mmwr/international/relres.html 
FEMA   
 Emergency Shelter Information Information to assist families to find a nearby shelter during a disaster www.disasterassistance.gov/information/immediate-needs 
 Family Emergency Plan Family emergency plan template www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/Family_Emegency_Plan.pdf 
 Ready Kids Web site with information and materials for children to access directly www.ready.gov/kids 
 State Offices and Agencies of Emergency Management State offices and agencies of emergency management locator www.fema.gov/state-offices-and-agencies-emergency-management 
ResourceDescriptionLink
AAP   
 Family Readiness Kit Family readiness materials and disaster-specific fact sheets for families www2.aap.org/family/frk/aapfrkfull.pdf 
 How to Prepare for Disasters AAP information to help families prepare a written disaster plan www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/How-to-Prepare-for-Disasters.aspx 
 Emergency Information Form AAP emergency information form template for children and youth with special health care needs www2.aap.org/advocacy/blankform.pdf 
 Family Disaster Supplies List AAP information and a list of important supplies to keep in a disaster supplies kit www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Family-Disaster-Supplies-List.aspx 
 Four Steps to Prepare Your Family for a Disaster AAP information to help families prepare for a disaster www2.aap.org/family/frk/FOurstepsFRK.pdf 
 Getting Your Family Prepared for a Disaster AAP information; tips to prepare a family for a disaster www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Getting-Your-Family-Prepared-for-a-Disaster.aspx 
 Talking to Children About Disasters AAP information; tips for talking to children about disasters www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Talking-to-Children-About-Disasters.aspx 
 Talking to Children About Tragedies and Other News Events AAP information; how to talk to children of various ages about disasters and tragedies www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Talking-To-Children-About-Tragedies-and-Other-News-Events.aspx 
American Red Cross   
 Pets Information to address the needs of pets in disaster planning www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/pets 
 Prepare Your Home and Family Resources to help families prepare for a disaster www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family 
ASPCA   
 Pet Care: Disaster Preparedness Information to address the needs of pets in disaster planning www.aspca.org/pet-care/disaster-preparedness 
CDC Health Departments State or territorial health department locator www.cdc.gov/mmwr/international/relres.html 
FEMA   
 Emergency Shelter Information Information to assist families to find a nearby shelter during a disaster www.disasterassistance.gov/information/immediate-needs 
 Family Emergency Plan Family emergency plan template www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/Family_Emegency_Plan.pdf 
 Ready Kids Web site with information and materials for children to access directly www.ready.gov/kids 
 State Offices and Agencies of Emergency Management State offices and agencies of emergency management locator www.fema.gov/state-offices-and-agencies-emergency-management 

ASPCA, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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