Emergency Preparedness

Every family should develop an emergency plan. The following websites and documents provide step by step instructions, instructional videos, and templates for parents and kids to develop a plan.

Cambridge Preparedness

  • Preparing for a Disaster Plan
  • is a national campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies. The Ready campaign provides information for you  to "Build a Kit", “Make a family emergency plan,” and “Be Informed” so you know what to do before, during, and after an emergency.
  • Ready Kids: Are you ready to help your family get prepared for the unexpected? Your family can use this Web site to create a plan that will help you be ready for many different kinds of unexpected situations! Check out these Resources for Parents and Teachers.
  • Emergency Planning: Office of Safe & Drug-free Schools

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