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Those Who Need Extra Help

Some loved ones may need extra attention during an emergency. Planning ahead is crucial. Don’t forget your furry family members either!

Emergencies are frightening and stressful even for adults – and can be even more so for children. Acknowledging their natural feelings and providing age-appropriate information can help children feel less anxious.

How to Reduce and Manage Children’s Fears

The American Red Cross recommends that senior citizens create a personal support network of people who will check in on you in an emergency, to ensure your wellness and to give assistance if needed.

7 Tips for Creating Your Support Network

When an emergency occurs, mobility challenges and hearing, learning, or seeing disabilities can add complication.We offer practical advice on getting informed, making a plan, assembling a kit, and keeping your plans up to date.

Get Tips and Advice

Emergency preparedness includes all family members, even pets. If you have to evacuate your home, they need to come too – and this can pose challenges both on the road and once you reach shelter.

Learn how to Keep Pets Safe in an Emergency

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