Preparing your children for emergencies

Children can feel very vulnerable and stressed during an emergency. Preparing your children in advance will help them keep safe in an emergency, whether or not your family is together.

Quick tips for preparing your children

The best way to get your children prepared for an emergency is to include them when you:

You should also take time to review the natural hazards that exist on the North Shore, and the risks they present.

Take a closer look

Ready to work with your children to prepare them for emergencies? Use these resources to get started.

Print out these children's games and educational activities

Visit these online resources to inform yourself

Visit these online resources with your children