Nature’s Fury Challenge

UPDATE — Webinar: Red Cross Tips to Prepare, Response and Recover from Emergencies

All FIRST Lego League teams are welcome to listen to our recorded, general webinar on the disaster cycle: prepare, respond, and recover. This webinar is about thirty minutes long and can be accessed through the link below.

https://americanredcross.webex.com/americanredcross/lsr.php?AT=dw&SP=MC&rID=56878337&rKey=a0c6b3cde2b2f143

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American Red Cross Greater St. Louis Region is excited to provide resources for FIRST LEGO League teams for their 2013 NATURE’S FURY℠ Challenge, at which over 200,000 children ages 9 to 16 from over 70 countries will explore storms, quakes, waves and more. Teams will discover what can be done when intense natural events meet the places people live, work, and play. For those followers who have not heard of FIRST LEGO, you can find more information here: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2013naturesfury#sthash.JtYve0Mu.dpuf

For FIRST LEGO League team members, the Red Cross website and links below will provide valuable information about disasters. These resources will help teach you how to prepare, respond and recover from disasters.  As you’re doing your researching on preparing, staying safe and rebuilding, please use the following resources below as your first reference point. For more specific or further information, please direct all questions to Sebastion Lury at Sebastion.Lury@redcross.org.   

Resources: Online Research

The Red Cross has disaster specific webpages and safety checklists, as well as general disaster preparedness information, called “Be Red Cross Ready.”  “Be Red Cross Ready” applies to every type of disaster, where we teach three important steps to take to get prepared for any emergency: get a kit, make a plan, and be informed.  You will find more information on all of these below; best of luck!

Be Red Cross Ready

Website

Safety Checklist

Earthquake

Website

Safety Checklist

Flood

Website

Safety Checklist

Returning Home After a Flood

Repairing Your Flooded Home

Hurricane

Website

Safety Checklist

Returning Home After a Flood

Repairing Your Flooded Home

Landslide

Website

Safety Checklist

 

Thunderstorm

Website

Safety Checklist

Tornado

Website

Safety Checklist

 

Tsunami

Website

Safety Checklist

Volcano Preparedness:

Website

 

Wildfire

Website

Safety Checklist

Winter Storm

Website
Safety Checklist

Resources: Additional Contacts

www.AllReadySTL.com – All Ready St Louis combines resources from emergency preparedness experts around the region and nation in one place to make preparing for emergencies simple.

www.fema.gov

Your Local Police and Fire Departments

Your Local Emergency Management Office

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