No one likes to envision the possibility of natural disasters like floods, fires, hurricanes or tornados in their future, nor do they like to think about crimes like theft and vandalism. However, by investing the time now in a little preparation, you can have peace of mind later.
It’s crucial to understand the steps to take before and after a natural disaster strikes. As many of us personally are touched by such disasters – either directly or with family or friends– it’s important to be prepared.
Even the most well-adjusted children may experience stress following a disaster or traumatic event. It’s important to understand how to recognize and address signs of stress so you can help your children cope with their feelings.
After a disaster or emergency such as a flood, fire, hurricane, tornado or earthquake, your safety is what is most important.
Evacuations occur more frequently than most people realize. Know what protective measures to take before, during and after an evacuation.
Military OneSource offers you guidance on what you need to know to prepare your family for any kind of emergency.
Find out about emergency family assistance so you know where to go to find support and resources if disaster strikes.
Your experiences in service as a National Guard member may change you in ways you might not recognize until you are back in your workplace environment. With awareness and preparation, you can ease your way back into the workplace.