Kansas, "The Land of Oz," is notorious for storms. Thunderstorms, ice storms, lightning, floods, tornadoes, and earthquakes give our great state a twist. When disaster strikes, are you prepared for the worst? Can you even begin to imagine life without telephones, internet, water, food, a place to live, or even no family to go home to? Being prepared can help save lives and reduce the effects of disasters. After all, living in Kansas, you never know what Mother Nature will blow your way!
Check out our kids' pages for fun facts, tips for getting prepared, and links to other sites:
Prepared Kids -- Find out what to put in your emergency supply kit and how to get your pets ready for disasters.
911 and Reverse 911 -- Learn when (and when NOT) to use 911, and how 911 can be used in reverse!
Weather Facts -- Ever wonder about the "Fujita" scale for tornadoes or how hail is made? Check out our weather facts.
Safety Tips -- Learn how to stay safe when floods, tornadoes, lightning or extreme heat are in the forecast.
Kids' Links -- Follow the links to other fun and educational websites just for kids.