As Tropical Storm Sally strengthens and approaches the coast of southeastern Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, Save the Children urges parents and caregivers to talk to their children about hurricanes and take immediate steps to keep kids safe. Save the Children is the national leader for protecting children in emergencies, and here are our tips:
Prepare Your Kids Now for Tropical Storm Sally
Talk about Tropical Storm Sally: Take time to explain to your children that a hurricane or tropical storm is a natural event and not anyone’s fault. Using simple, age-appropriate words and explanations about what disasters are or what happened during a disaster can give them a sense of understanding and control. Let them know your top priority is to keep them safe.