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| #1 Emergencies Happen: Being Prepared Saves Lives - |
This colorful bookmark focuses on three steps to prepare for an emergency and even lists the contents of a sample emergency supply kit. By creating a plan for your family, preparing an emergency supply kit, and learning more about emergency preparedness, you can be better prepared to handle all types of emergency situations.
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#2 Understanding and Preparing: A Planning Guide to Help You and Your Family - With its detailed information on preparing for emergencies, this informative guide is a good tool to have on hand. There’s a section on the key elements of a disaster plan and one on creating a disaster survival kit, to name a few. There are even sections on talking to your kids about crisis, caring for your pets in an emergency and building a shelter for your family. There’s also a list of informative web sites to visit for more information. (©2004 Better Life Line – Limit one)
#3 Terrorism: Aware and Prepared - Learn about the types of terrorism and the importance of being prepared to respond to emergency situations. This brochure lists supplies for an emergency kit and web site resources for more information. (©2002 Channing L. Bete Co., Inc.)
#4 Bioterrorism: Understanding the Threat - Bioterrorism is the intentional release of harmful bacteria, viruses or germs. Learn about some of the most threatening bioterrorism situations and what you can do to protect yourself. (©2002 Channing L. Bete Co., Inc.)
#5 Traumatic Events: Helping Your Child Cope - This brochure describes traumatic events and some of the common reactions children have to them. Learn some of the things to do and say to help children cope with trauma. There’s also a list of resources for more information. (©2001 Channing L. Bete Co., Inc.)
#6 Terrorism: Living with Uncertainty - The threat of terrorism brings uncertainty. Learning how to cope with new fears and how terrorism can affect our mental health help us to better prepare for and react to uncertain situations. (©2002 Channing L. Bete Co., Inc.)