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-- -- -- -- Great great to have you latest on the strategy room and -- I'll tell you having covered so many hurricanes and other events the American Red Cross doesn't like nobody else.
And I know that every dollar that comes in is spent to help the victims of tragedy and it's an organization that I always mention.
I'm not there staring at times were covering those events but all year -- that people can go to their website and do what they -- -- support and you aren't very unique way.
The reason they say it's kind of odd transition is no one wants to ever think that something like this will happen and affect them or affect them yeah.
But what is it that you want people to know about -- what can they do but he what's your call to action.
-- carry out.
Mean all that at home and cross our fingers and hope that something bad doesn't happen to us and our family in -- Disaster.
Unfortunately life happens and we need to be prepared and his family members we need to take -- children.
And so I'm here to remind people that there are things you can do to build.
Emergency kit and lands in your family.
And have those at the ready so for instance building it -- the key thing to have water.
And the Red Cross.
Gallons of water per person per day.
That's a lot of water and most people don't happen.
I'm obviously a good birthday at a good girl first they -- -- that the emergency services and take care of those critically injured.
And you can take care -- minor injury.
Obviously a radio.
Hand crank -- and you don't have to rely on batteries they can keep -- -- -- form so that.
The red cross and the government officials Italian -- go what to do what.
You want to make sure you'll have.
Prescription or your family if somebody takes medication daily and you'll have to evacuate your home you want to make sure you have -- medication.
In your backpack -- needed all.
Also contact lenses good glass.
Easier than they think that people need of course important documents your -- got -- passport.
-- birth certificate.
Should all -- In one centralized location you can take an opening your backpack.
And the Christian thing to be able to take care of you in Europe and the -- Red Cross as you talk about I talk about allowing your long despite whether or not we're having a wild fire or -- -- But the Red Cross dot org slash do or is the web site and they give you a list of what to do as they prepared.
-- create a family plan.
Everything is downloadable you can get their checklist.
That you can get that emergency kit -- And you can just go.
Out build your kids and you and your will be better.
Yet only last night I was having -- conversation with two teenagers that I -- to war daughters have very dear friend.
And as we start to talk about 9/11.
And it asked me about my experience that day and I was telling them.
Yeah there's always a concern that kids will get scared and upset when you tell them because.
It's the real deal I mean.
Is he can't sugarcoat it it's it it was it was an average of all -- and it still is today.
And the question what do you really need to tell your kids today is the Red Cross have any advice.
As -- -- you packing up this backpack of emergency supplies and maybe they should be packing grown a little favorite toy or something that would make them feel security situation.
What do you think you need to tell them.
And at what -- You know -- Because there are exactly.
Role in disaster -- school so I'm very early days.
They've learned that you group together and you talk about.
And my purse and this credit.
Life happens life is challenging.
And I think that you can include children realities like I write books for children -- says it's hard to -- by.
Because life -- art and life is not just all easy and happy for children.
I need to go I would -- to talk about this or have a family picture in your kid.
And that's often when a child in the picture of their during an emergency -- you are paying attention to this on this.
Obviously very challenging game and we'll check out the website -- -- I know you know how to talk to kids so we'll look her up or advice from you thanks for joining us -- thank you very much it.
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