Going away to college can be fun, exciting and sometimes, a bit scary. For some tips on day-to-day safety check our link “Keep Safe on College Campus”.
Then, whether you’re in earthquake country, hurricane country or some other possible hazard, check out FEMA’s tips for disaster preparedness at Ready Campus. Be it flooding, a wildfire or a snowstorm, the Be Informed link at Ready Campus will tell you what to do before, during and after 25+ different types of disaster. And, of course, always check out your school’s specific emergency plan.
And last but not least, students can help others prepare and build a safer community by conducting some of the activities recommended by the American Red Cross in its Activity Guide.