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Natural Disasters: How to Help

Natural Disasters: How to Help

Resources

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Web SiteEmergency Preparedness and Response
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/
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.net
The Y also offers camps, computer classes, and community service opportunities in addition to fitness classes.

Web SiteSave the Children
http://www.savethechildren.org
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.org
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.gov
FEMA helps teach people how to get through a disaster.

OrganizationUNICEF
http://www.unicef.org
UNICEF is a leading advocate for children's rights.




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