Family preparedness means having an emergency supply kit, an emergency plan, and being informed about the different emergencies that can happen in your area and the appropriate responses. The resources below can help you prepare your family for any emergency and give you tips for talking with your child about being prepared.
Make Your Family Ready for an Emergency
Plan for Emergencies
Videos and resources to learn about preparing for emergencies.
Being a Hero is fun!
Ready.gov Games that will test your know-how in a wide range of emergencies and teach you how to build the perfect emergency kit.
Tools and information to help kids and families before, during, and after emergencies.
Beyond Stranger Danger
This article is for parents and guardians on talking to their kids about how to know when they are in danger and how to respond.
Fire Safety Resources
Print out games, pamphlets, fact sheets, and other publications to help you and your family stay safe from fire dangers.
Natural Disasters and Severe Weather
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Learn how to be prepared for any type of natural disaster.
Just For Kids!
Sparky the Fire Dog
Games, videos, and activities to have fun and learn about fire safety.
Elmo’s Fire Safety Game
Play and learn about fire safety with Elmo.
Smokey Bear Color It
Choose a Smokey Bear picture and frame, print it out, color it and learn about wildfire safety.