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From the FEMA: Children & Disasters Newsletter
James Hirsch, a Region 7 member of FEMA’s YPC, wanted to learn if practice helps people prepare for emergencies like it does for a test or in sports. He decided to teach elementary students in Kansas City, MO, about preparedness. He first engaged teachers at two schools in his area—Kellybrook and Shoal Creek Elementary School—to administer a pre-test. The results helped him gauge the students’ existing knowledge about how to prepare for emergencies.
Norovirus is a common virus that spreads quickly. Many people in the US get sick with norovirus several times. Here are some tips to protect yourself from Norovirus.
The Department of Homeland Security recently released the National Cyber Incident Response Plan. This resource provides guidance related to cyber incidents and more specifically those with high likelihood to result in demonstrable harm to the nation's security interests, foreign relations, and/or economy well as the public confidence, civil liberties, or public health and safety of the American people.
National Cyber Incident Response Plan
Audience: All ages
Topics: Disaster psychology, Fire safety, General preparedness, Medical, Personal safety, Recovery, Search and rescue, Volunteerism/Community service
Description: These address a variety of audiences, providing emergency alerts, preparedness tips, and activities for children right on your smartphone.
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