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Additional Resource

  • For Alaskan families with children who have special needs, planning takes on extra importance. This guidebook takes parents through the basic steps of creating an emergency kit and developing a family communication plans — keeping in mind the health concerns of children with special needs.
  • Mother Nature can be unpredictable. But as a mother, you can be prepared. The Staying Safe printable brochure outlines basic strategies for pregnant women and young families.
  • The Division of Public Health’s Section of Emergency Programs website includes additional information about preparedness. The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs’ Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness also contains many good resources for families and communities.
  • Check out their Ready Alaska! Emergency Checklist
  • And work with your family to build a seven-day survival kit!