TABLE 1

Select Resources to Help Families and Communities Prepare for Disaster

ResourceDescriptionLink
AAP
 Family Readiness KitFamily readiness materials and disaster-specific fact sheets for familieswww2.aap.org/family/frk/aapfrkfull.pdf
 How to Prepare for DisastersAAP information to help families prepare a written disaster planwww.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/How-to-Prepare-for-Disasters.aspx
 Emergency Information FormAAP emergency information form template for children and youth with special health care needswww2.aap.org/advocacy/blankform.pdf
 Family Disaster Supplies ListAAP information and a list of important supplies to keep in a disaster supplies kitwww.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Family-Disaster-Supplies-List.aspx
 Four Steps to Prepare Your Family for a DisasterAAP information to help families prepare for a disasterwww2.aap.org/family/frk/FOurstepsFRK.pdf
 Getting Your Family Prepared for a DisasterAAP information; tips to prepare a family for a disasterwww.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Getting-Your-Family-Prepared-for-a-Disaster.aspx
 Talking to Children About DisastersAAP information; tips for talking to children about disasterswww.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-home/Pages/Talking-to-Children-About-Disasters.aspx
 Talking to Children About Tragedies and Other News EventsAAP information; how to talk to children of various ages about disasters and tragedieswww.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Talking-To-Children-About-Tragedies-and-Other-News-Events.aspx
American Red Cross
 PetsInformation to address the needs of pets in disaster planningwww.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/pets
 Prepare Your Home and FamilyResources to help families prepare for a disasterwww.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family
ASPCA
 Pet Care: Disaster PreparednessInformation to address the needs of pets in disaster planningwww.aspca.org/pet-care/disaster-preparedness
CDC Health DepartmentsState or territorial health department locatorwww.cdc.gov/mmwr/international/relres.html
FEMA
 Emergency Shelter InformationInformation to assist families to find a nearby shelter during a disasterwww.disasterassistance.gov/information/immediate-needs
 Family Emergency PlanFamily emergency plan templatewww.ready.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/Family_Emegency_Plan.pdf
 Ready KidsWeb site with information and materials for children to access directlywww.ready.gov/kids
 State Offices and Agencies of Emergency ManagementState offices and agencies of emergency management locatorwww.fema.gov/state-offices-and-agencies-emergency-management
  • ASPCA, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.