Be a Survivor, Not a Victim

For Families

Let's Get Ready! Planning Together for Emergencies Sesame Workshop, along with its project partners has created Let’s Get Ready! Planning Together for Emergencies with tips, activities, and other easy tools to help the whole family prepare for emergencies – together!

Returning Home After a Disaster: Returning home can be both physically and mentally challenging. Above all, use caution.

Food Safety in an Emergency: Find out how to keep food safe during and after an emergency, such as a flood, fire, national disaster, or the loss of power.

Winter Storms and Extreme Cold: One of the primary concerns is the winter weather's ability to knock out heat, power and communications services to your home or office, sometimes for days at a time.

Influenza Pandemic: Gather the information and resources you may need in case of a flu FEMA Ready Kidspandemic.

US Department of Homeland Security: Ready Kids

Animals are also affected by disaster. The likelihood that you and your animals will survive an emergency such as a fire or flood, tornado or terrorist attack depends largely on emergency planning done today.