The Family Room Blog

Viewing Emergency Response Posts

View Posts By:

Flooded street with buildings and rescue boats

Water, Water, Everywhere...Are You Prepared?

Having a supply of water is an important part of being prepared for an emergency.

Partially collapsed building in water

Being Prepared is All About the People

Motivating people to be prepared for an emergency.

ANA Commissioner Lillian Sparks Robinson (small image)

Understanding Community Resilience

The Quinault Indian Nation does its best to prepare for the worst.

HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell on the ground in Flint, Michigan, speaking to emergency personnel.

Investing in Flint’s children

One-time emergency funding expands and enhances Head Start and Early Head Start services in Flint, Michigan.

Image of a mobile phone displaying social media applications on its screen.

Social Media at ACF Growing

Get real-time updates about programs promoting the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.

Sattelite photo of a hurricane.

Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later to ACF OHSEPR Today

Learning from the past to improve human services delivery in disasters.

Smaller photo of Jason Dieckhaus, his wife Molly and their two Dachshunds.

Don’t Forget Your Four Legged Friends

September is National Preparedness Month and it’s important to include all members of your family.

Blocks that spell out Child Care.

Emergency Preparedness in CCDBG Reauthorization

New law makes significant advancements by defining health and safety requirements for child care providers.

President Obama and Glen Karpovich

Why I Am at ACF

Former police officer helps ACF and human services agencies plan for the next emergency.

Smaller photo of Head Start students in a classroom.

Practicing Your Preparedness Plan

An effective emergency preparedness plan helps your program to respond appropriately and quickly to circumstances that occur.

Back to Top