Resources for Weathering Hurricanes and Other Disasters
As the U.S. East Coast braces itself for the effects of Hurricane Florence, our hearts go out to all the families and individuals in its path. If you need to evacuate, please do so immediately. Remember to take care of your family and home first before helping others.
Here are a few emergency preparedness resources for families and family professionals:
Hurricane Emergency Preparedness Tips for child care providers and parents — Child Care Aware
How to Talk to Your Child About the News — KidsHealth from the Nemours Foundation
Shelter from the Storm: tips for parents and caregivers staying in emergency shelters — ZERO TO THREE
How to Talk to Children About Difficult News — American Psychological Association
More resources can be found in our collection How to Talk to Children About Tragedies.
This page will be updated with new resources and information as they become available. Additional suggestions are always welcomed. Questions? Please contact Trip Sullivan.