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4-H Emergency Preparation and Management Project


Disasters can and do occur on a regular basis. These events, which range from earthquakes to wildfires and other natural and human-made disasters, can happen at any time and often do so with little or no warning. When emergencies occur, they have the potential to affect every facet of life.

In this project, members will learn how to effectively prepare for an emergency how emergencies are handled by government agencies and other organizations to respond quickly and appropriately in an emergency or disaster

This sheet outlines activity ideas at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of skill; also gives suggestions on how to tie the activity to STEM, healthy living, civic engagement, leadership and college and career readiness goals.

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