Early Childhood Disaster-Related Resources for Policy Makers

Portion of a printed form titled "Emergency Preparedness Checklist"

Natural and manmade disasters can happen anywhere and at any time.

Making sure child care providers, preschools, and early childhood state and local networks are prepared for disasters, before and after they occur is critical to the safety of our youngest children and their families.

Use the resources below to help make sure your state is READY.

Preparedness     |     Response     

Featured Resources

A child with a bandage on finger - Office of Child Care's disaster and emergency resources        A picture of a United States map for State examples of Child Care Preparedness Plans

Preparedness for Policy Makers 

Response for Policy Makers

ACF Office of Head Start ACF Office of Child Care ASPR FEMA | HRSA SAMHSA 

Save the Children American Red Cross