How to prepare children for emergencies so they feel empowered if situation strikes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Whether your kids are at home or at school, it's important that they know the basics on how to deal with an emergency.

Debbie Karlstrand from the Family Conservancy says there are simple things parents can do to help their children feel empowered if an emergency strikes. Debbie suggests parents should include children in their planning process such as talking about meeting places together. Watch the video above for more tips from Debbie.

If you would like more information you can contact the Family Conservancy at (913) 342-1110.