FEMA Offers Planning Guides for Kids and Communities

Take advantage of FEMA's disaster planning guides to keep your community safe.
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The following is a release from FEMA:

Schools, institutions of higher education, and houses of worship can play a key role in taking preventative and protective measures to stop an emergency from occurring or reduce the impact of an incident. To help school officials and congregation leaders plan for emergencies, the U.S. Department of Education, FEMA, and partners offer the following guides:

These guides walk readers through forming a planning team, identifying threats and assessing risks, and developing, reviewing, and implementing a plan. These guides also provide training information and exercises to help readers understand and practice their roles to protect the people around them during a crisis.

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FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.