Whether you’re preparing for the unexpected or recovering from it, your reassurance and comfort hold great power to soothe children even on the scariest, toughest days.
The particularly destructive storms of 2011 proved how important preparedness is to the safety of our families and communities. Alabama Public Televison has assembled these resources to help you prepare for tornadoes and other disasters and to protect your loved ones.
Many children have questions and can feel uneasy when emergencies occur in their communities. The Meet the Helpers toolkit is designed to introduce “helpers” and explain the role they play in emergency situations.
Resources to Help Families Cope in Emergencies and Other Challenging Times.
In times of community or world-wide crisis, it's easy to assume that young children don't know what's going on. But one thing's for sure -- children are very sensitive to how their parents feel.