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Natural Disasters: How to Help


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Web SiteEmergency Preparedness and Response
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/This link will open in a new window.
This link contains information from the CDC on preparing for and handling a natural disaster or severe weather emergency. Events covered include tornadoes, earthquakes, landslides, wildfires, as well as severe heat and cold.

OrganizationThe Y
http://www.ymca.netThis link will open in a new window.
The Y also offers camps, computer classes, and community service opportunities in addition to fitness classes.

Web SiteSave the Children
http://www.savethechildren.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This non-profit organization works to create positive, lasting change for disadvantaged children in the United States and 41 other nations.

OrganizationAmerican Red Cross
http://www.redcross.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The American Red Cross helps prepare communities for emergencies and works to keep people safe every day. The website has information on first aid, safety, and more.

OrganizationFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
http://www.fema.govThis link will open in a new window.
FEMA helps teach people how to get through a disaster.

http://www.unicef.orgThis link will open in a new window.
UNICEF is a leading advocate for children's rights.