School hurricane-awareness program expands

To help educators, students and the public with disaster preparedness and recovery, StormZone, a school-based multidisciplinary education program, has launched that includes severe weather information, the role of emergency management services and the long-term impact of global climate change, says its director, Bay Proby.

To help students and their families become "storm ready," the subscription-based StormZone program, available for $19.95 a year to libraries, schools and the general public, also includes a Disaster Survival Kit, a Family Communication Plan for family members to contact one another in case they are separated, information on how to become American Red Cross volunteers and other benefits.

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