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Here you will find helpful information from links on numerous topics and a Website of the Month...

Disaster Master


Learning about extreme events can empower children and families to prepare for them!

At Disaster Master, there are 'kid-heroes,' friendly games, and printable mini-graphic-novels to help you and your family learn about a variety of events, disasters, and emergencies. Also, there is practical information about stocking emergency kits and making family plans.

(Helpful Hint: Write down or remember your password after completing each level. You will need it in order to begin each new level.)

Events explored at this site include Wildfire, Tornado, Hurricane/Blackout, Home Fire, Winter Storm/Extreme Cold, Tsunami/Earthquake, Thunderstorm/Lightning, and The Hot Seat

This site is part of 'Ready Kids,' which is published by FEMA [Federal Emergency Management Agency] to help adults teach children about 'emergency preparedness.'

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