Prepare at Home
Of course, we want kids to be safe at school. They should be safe at home too. Model good preparedness behaviors, and create a culture of preparedness.
If you live in the Portland Metro Region (Clackamas, Clark, Columbia, Multnomah, and Washington Counties), visit PublicAlerts.org. It's our region's emergency info hub. Sign up for emergency alerts, so you know when something big is happening. View a real-time map with info about current emergencies. Learn about the region's most likely natural hazards. Get info about how to prepare your family and your community. Learn how to make a family plan, build emergency kits, stay informed, etc.
Family Preparedness Tool Kits
- Getting Your Family Prepared for a Disaster (HealthyChildren.org)
- How to Prepare Your Kids for the Cascadia Earthquake (PDX Parent Magazine)