Emergency Planning
for Children

The number of children you have in your family might climb during a disaster. You might suddenly find yourself responsible for nephews, nieces or even grandchildren.

Talk with your relatives and discuss their own emergency preparedness plans so you know the number of children you need to prepare for.

Age is a very important factor to consider when making your emergency plans:

Evacuating a disaster area or moving to a shelter with children presents its own set of challenges:

There are times when your family is separated. No one knows when an emergency situation might arise, so you have to prepare for anything: