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Posted on: September 19, 2022

National Preparedness Month: Week 4

Preparedness Month - Week 4 - Teach Youth About Preparedness and become disaster masters!

National Preparedness Month

The City of Abilene Office of Emergency Management, as well as community partners, encourage you to prepare for emergencies by using these tips shared during the month of September.

Week 4: Teach Youth about Preparedness

  • Review your family emergency communications plan with your kids at your next household meeting.
  • Kids, parents, & educators can visit the Ready Kids website in English: ready.gov/kids & in Spanish: ready.gov/es/ninos 
  • Need tips for talking to your kids about natural disasters? Visit ready.gov/kids/parents
  • Many Americans aren't familiar with their child's school evacuation & reunification plans. Are you?
  • Kids can become Disaster Masters at ready.gov/kids/gamesteens can become involved in Teen CERT. Find opportunities online at ready.gov/kids/teen-cert 

Preparedness Month - Week 4 - Teach Youth About Preparedness and become disaster masters!

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