Resources on the Web for talking to kids about war and terrorism

American Red Cross
Find out specific disaster readiness guidelines for individuals, families, neighborhoods, schools and businesses, plus learn how to assemble a disaster supplies kit.

U.S. Department of State
Thinking of traveling abroad? First, check the most current information on travel warnings and related updates. This site
also provides current information on outbreaks, diseases, vaccinations, special concerns when traveling with children, and more.

The American Academy of Pediatrics
The AAP’s special resource directory on preparing children for the possibility of terrorism and making them feel safe should disaster strike. Plus, detailed explanations on diseases linked to bioterrorism, including anthrax and smallpox.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Get the latest news and find out what agencies to contact in case of an emergency.

The United States Army
A readiness guide for military families with a member who will be (or already is) serving overseas. Also, news on military health coverage, financial plans and military family support groups.

Talk to Other Military Families

Join our discussion group and learn how other military families are preparing for a potential war against Iraq.

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