Tornadoes, hurricanes and other natural disasters are a fact of life. Preparing for possible crises ahead of time is the best way to guarantee the safety of our families and communities. Alabama Public Television has assembled these resources to help you prepare for emergencies and find important emergency management information.
Whether you’re preparing for the unexpected or recovering from it, your reassurance and comfort hold great power to soothe children even on the scariest, toughest days.
Many children have questions and can feel uneasy when emergencies occur in their communities. The Meet the Helpers toolkit is designed to introduce “helpers” and explain the role they play in emergency situations.
Resources to Help Families Cope in Emergencies and Other Challenging Times.
In times of community or world-wide crisis, it's easy to assume that young children don't know what's going on. But one thing's for sure -- children are very sensitive to how their parents feel.