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Resources for families and child care providers to protect children in the case of a disaster. Find disaster preparedness and safety tips here.

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Maria - Child Care Aware® of America

Current Status Click the graphic to enlarge ENGLISH SPANISH Situation Reports Previous reports: 9/21/2017 CCAoA Children SitRep 9/27/2017 CCAoA Children SitRep 9/28/2017 CCAoA Children SitRep 9/29/2017 CCAoA Children SitRep Resources on Recovery FEMA CDC Help Kids Cope is a mobile app to assist families cope with hurricanes and flooding. Download the free app today for Appleand Android devices. The app... Read more »

Recovery: Hurricane Harvey - Child Care Aware of America

Child Care of Aware® of America’s Emergency Preparedness Team is providing the resources below to aid the child care providers and families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. National and Local Resources Office of Texas Governor – Texas Hurricane Center: https://gov.texas.gov/hurricane Hurricane Harvey Resources – USA.gov National Center for School Crisis & Bereavement – Support in the Aftermath... Read more »

Emergency Preparedness - Child Care Aware® of America

Resources from Child Care Aware® of America on how to deal in the aftermath of an emergency, disaster, or violent event that can impact children.

Should I stay or should I go? - Child Care Aware of America

Not only are these catchy song lyrics, these are common questions you may ask yourself following an emergency or disaster event that affects you, your program, neighborhood, or community. Different types of emergencies constitute different reactions – if you smell smoke or hear a fire alarm, evacuate quickly! However, if you learn of a tornado... Read more »

Flooding - Child Care Aware of America

Flooding is one of the leading causes of severe weather related deaths. According to the National Severe Storms Laboratory, floods kill more people each year than tornadoes, hurricanes or lightning. Flooding causes an average of $5 billion a year in damage, making it the most costly severe weather event. To recover from flooding events, follow... Read more »

Infographic on supporting children after violence and trauma

Violence - Child Care Aware® of America

List of resources provide guidance for child care providers, parents and others in dealing with the aftermath of mass shootings and other acts of violence.

List of resources provide guidance for child care providers, parents and others in dealing with the aftermath of mass shootings and other acts of violence.

Mass Shooting and Violence Resources - Child Care Aware of America

List of resources provide guidance for child care providers, parents and others in dealing with the aftermath of mass shootings and other acts of violence.

How to Help Children Cope with a Crisis

Help Children Cope with Disaster

Save the Children helps keep children safe in a disaster – including their emotional well-being. These 10 tips can help parents give kids support they need.

CCDBG Disaster Preparedness Webinar: Webinar to support states with their new CCDBG implementation needs as they prepare to meet the March 1, 2016 deadline. This webinar focuses on the new disaster preparedness, response, and recovery requirements that must be included in a statewide disaster plan. The hosts include Jay Nichols, Dir of Federal Policy & Governmental Affairs at CCAoA, and Rich Bland, National Director of Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children, U.S. Programs.

CCDBG Moving Forward: Disaster Preparedness

The is the first of a series of monthly webinars to support states with their new CCDBG implementation needs as they prepare to meet the March 1, 2016 deadli...

Fire Prevention Week is October  5 - 11, 2014

Fire Prevention Week

Since 1922, Fire Prevention Week (FPW) has been observed on the Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9 falls to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

Disaster Preparedness Tips for Parents via Save the Children

Hurricane Emergency: News, Safety Tips and Relief Response

Hurricane preparedness can help your family stay safe during an emergency. Save the Children offers 10 tips for parents to teach kids how to prepare.