Preparing Your Family Before Disaster Strikes
Military families are stationed all over the world and don't always have family nearby to help when disaster strikes. No one wants to think about worst case scenarios; however, you’ll have peace of mind when you take the time to create an emergency plan for your family.
Before-and-After Steps and Resources for Disasters
It’s crucial to understand the steps to take before and after a natural disaster strikes. As many of us personally are touched by such disasters – either directly or with family or friends– it’s important to be prepared.
Don't Get Left Behind: How to Evacuate When Disaster Strikes
Evacuations occur more frequently than most people realize. Know what protective measures to take before, during and after an evacuation.
Recognizing the Signs of Stress in Children After a Disaster
Even the most well-adjusted children may experience stress following a disaster or traumatic event. It's important to understand how to recognize and address signs of stress so you can help your children cope with their feelings.
Emergency Family Assistance
All military installations are required to create and maintain an emergency family assistance plan to help protect military families and other Department of Defense personnel.
Creating a Family Emergency Plan
Help keep your family safe by developing a family emergency plan so you are prepared for whatever comes your way.