Teach your children how and when to call for help. They should call 9-1-1 if you live in a 9-1-1 service area. If not, emergency numbers should be identified.
It’s Scary Simple – Video Series from FEMA
‘Scary Simple’ is campaigning to educate Americans how to prepare for and respond to emergencies. We strive to empower families to develop a plan to communicate in the case of a disaster.
Find out more information on how to prepare for emergencies at Ready.gov.
Choosing an Emergency Contact When Out-Of-Town: It’s Scary Simple
When out-of-town, nobody likes to be disturbed. Setting up an emergency contact for issues that may arise is simple. YouTube, Mar 1, 2017, 0:29
In An Emergency, Text, Don’t Call: It’s Scary Simple
During an emergency, phones lines will be backed up with calls reporting important information. To let your loved ones know you are safe, don’t call them: YouTube, Mar 9, 2017, 0:29
Updating Social Media To Tell Loved Ones You Are Safe During An Emergency: It’s Scary Simple
Letting your loved ones know you are safe during an emergency can be difficult when you’re on the move or lack power. Use social media to send a short and simple message to everyone so they know you are safe. YouTube, Mar 8, 2017, 0:29