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Infants and Children

The emergency preparedness information in this section is for parents and caregivers of infants and children. This section includes links to disaster preparedness coloring books and to other activity books that will help children to learn more about planning for an emergency.

Infants

  • Infant Feeding in Emergencies
  • This brochure (produced by the La Leche League International and the Texas Department of State Health Services) answers questions about breastfeeding during an emergency or other stressful situation.

Children

  • FEMA for Kids
  • This site teaches kids how to be prepared for disasters and prevent disaster damage. Kids can also learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories and become a Disaster Action Kid. There are also tools and activities for parents and teachers to use.

Ready.gov Links

  • Ready America - FEMA
  • This web site features online emergency planning tools for families. This web site also has emergency planning information for military families, older Americans, people with disabilities, and pet owners.
  • Ready Kids Activity Book
  • In this activity book, Rex, the Ready Kids mountain lion mascot and his family helps kids make an emergency supply kit and have a disaster plan.