Babysitting: Emergencies

Babysitting: Emergencies


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Emergency Preparedness and Response
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.

National Fire Prevention Association
This nonprofit organization provides fire safety information and education.

United States Fire Administration for Kids
This U.S. government site offers fire safety information, games, and the opportunity for kids to become junior fire marshals.

American Red Cross Babysitter's Training Course
Designed for 11- to 15-year-olds, the babysitter's training course can help you care for children and infants, make good decisions, solve problems, be a good leader, and more.

Emergency Information Form for Children with Special Needs
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has a form for all the vital information about the child's condition, and the doctors and other key contacts in case of an emergency. It's a good idea to post it near the phone, in the car, and in a prominent common area in the house.


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