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Emergency Relief Quiz

Courtesy of Save the Children

Did you know that over 90% of children and young adults are in areas at risk of one or more natural disasters? Test your awareness of emergency relief. The more you know, the more you can do your part to help kids in need!

What are kids' special needs during a disaster?
  1. Their smaller size requires different sized clothes, shoes, and even life jackets.
  2. They need a special place where they can play with other children removed from the confusion caused by a disaster.
  3. They need special materials like diapers, wipes, bottles, cribs, and toys.
  4. All of the above.
In order to regain a sense of normalcy, which of these things do children need after a disaster has passed?
  1. Nothing. When the disaster is over, everything returns to normal.
  2. To talk about what happened, what they saw, and how they felt.
  3. To be left alone to think about the disaster.
  4. None of the above.
Which of these states did Hurricane Katrina affect?
  1. Louisiana and Mississippi
  2. California and Oregon
  3. New York and New Jersey
  4. Montana and Wyoming
What are good ways for your family to prepare for an emergency?
  1. Have an emergency plan that the entire family practices in preparation for what they will do in an emergency.
  2. Have an emergency supply kit containing essential materials the family will need if they have top evacuate quickly.
  3. Nothing, the police and fire department will take care of everything.
  4. Both the first and second option are correct.
Which of these disasters has NOT occurred in the U.S. in the past three years?
  1. A catastrophic earthquake
  2. Tornados
  3. Floods
  4. Wildfires
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