Kids Safety Academy – Week 6, Activity 1: What is a disaster?

Welcome to Week 6 of the Kids Safety Academy!

This week you will be learning what you can do to prepare for a disaster to help keep you and your family safe. This video will explain what a disaster is. Listen closely to the video and answer the questions about three steps to preparedness after the video. You may need a grown up to help you.

Video: What is a disaster?

After watching the video, what are the three steps to preparedness?





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1. Be informed: Know types of disasters in your area

2. Make a plan: Family communications plan

3. Be prepared: Build an emergency kit