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Include your children in
and planning for emergency safety.
with information for each child, including his/her full name, address, phone number, parent's work number and out of state contact.
policies of the school or daycare center
your children attend. Make plans to have someone pick them up if you are unable to get to them.
Regularly update your child's school with
current emergency contact information
and persons authorized to pick up your child from school.
Teach your children their
basic personal information
so they can identify themselves and get help if they become separated from a parent or guardian.
Teach children to
dial their home telephone number and Emergency 9-1-1
Make sure each child knows the
family's alternate meeting sites
if you are separated in a disaster and cannot return to your home.
Make sure each child knows how to reach your family's
out-of-state contact person
Role-play with children
to help them remain calm in emergencies.
Practice basic emergency responses such as
Drop, Cover & Hold On
Stop, Drop & Roll
Role-play with children as to what they should do
if a parent is suddenly sick or injured
Role-play with children on what to say when
calling Emergency 9-1-1
what gas smells like
and advise them to tell an adult if they smell gas after an emergency.
never to touch electrical wires
on utility poles or lying on the ground.
and a favorite toy, game or book for each child in his/her Go-bag.
child's emergency card
and include information on reunification locations and out-of-area contact.
and treats for each child in your family disaster supplies kit.
of your children in your Go-bag.
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