Sarah Thompson

Articles Written By: Sarah Thompson

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Sarah Thompson is the Director of U.S. Preparedness for Save the Children, helping families and communities prepare for emergencies through the Get Ready. Get Safe. initiative. Additionally, Sarah is the lead author of the organization’s Prep Rally curriculum, an emergency preparedness program that helps elementary-aged children and their families learn the basics of preparing for disasters. She holds a master’s degree in health communications from Johns Hopkins University.

Father plays a fun game with his daughter on the phone to prepare for emergencies

How to Stay Cool in Case of Emergency

As temperatures rise this summer, there are many “cool,” family-friendly activities parents can do with their children, like visit the local ice cream shop, watch…
A father talking to his son about disasters

Tips for Teaching Children About Disasters

Disasters are scary—for children and adults alike. While preparing your child for a crisis may seem daunting, it is very important to help your child…
Mother comforts her daughter as she looks worriedly at the sky

Tornado Safety Tips for Families

While spring brings us warmer temperatures, showers and flowers, sunny skies can quickly change. It’s important to be aware of how quickly weather patterns can…
Grandfather looks at his granddaughter lovingly as she lies in his arms

Share the Love with a Valentine’s (Emergency Contact) Card

‘Tis the season of love! With hearts and teddy bears in every storefront this month, we are constantly reminded to give cards, gifts and hugs…
Step 9: Ways to Help Your Child Cope with a Disaster

Step 9: Ways to Help Your Child Cope with a Disaster

Since September, Primrose Schools® has been sharing information and resources from national partner Save the Children® and its Get Ready. Get Safe. initiative to help…
Step 8: How to Prepare Your Child For Emergencies at School

Step 8: How to Prepare Your Child For Emergencies at School

Through October, Primrose Schools® will be sharing information and resources from national partner Save the Children® and its Get Ready. Get Safe. initiative to help…
Preschooler dressed up as firefighter

Step 7: Why It’s Important to Teach Your Child about Community Helpers

  Through October, Primrose Schools® will be sharing information and resources from national partner Save the Children® and its Get Ready. Get Safe. initiative to…
Step 6: Ways You Can Prepare Your Family for Home Emergencies

Step 6: Ways You Can Prepare Your Family for Home Emergencies

Through October, Primrose Schools® will be sharing information and resources from national partner Save the Children® and its Get Ready. Get Safe. initiative to help…
Step 5: Disaster Supplies Every Home Should Have

Step 5: Disaster Supplies Every Home Should Have

Through September and October, Primrose Schools® will be sharing information and resources from national partner Save the Children® and its Get Ready. Get Safe. initiative…
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