Prepare For Hurricane Season: Plan Ahead!

Image of hurricane formingJune is the official kick-off of the hurricane storm season, which lasts through November. Those of us who have survived hurricanes and fierce storms are aware of their potential to cause serious harm and massive destruction. Now is the time to start planning ahead and preparing your emergency kit for the next severe storm or hurricane.

Here are some resources to help you think about what you would do if a hurricane struck near you, what you would need to carry out that plan, and how to respond to children’s needs during a hurricane and its aftermath.

For Parents: 2014 Hurricane Season – Preparedness Begins with You

For Child Care Providers: Tips on hurricane preparation, response, and recovery

Visit Early Childhood Disaster-Related Resources to view a comprehensive list of resources to prepare for, respond to, or recover from all types of disasters.