New York Children's Issues Task Force Report
This report details lessons learned by the New York Children's Issues Task Force, which was led by the NY State Office of Children and Family Services and the Administration for Children and Families Region 2 Office in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. The issues and recommendations from the report are meant to provide helpful guidance to other Children and Youth Task Forces that may be formed to address the needs of children, youth, and families in future disasters, both in New York and in other states nationwide.
The Post-Disaster Child Care Needs and Resources document is designed to address the challenges that families and child care providers may experience following a disaster.
The Disaster Human Services Concept of Operations (CONOPS) provides the conceptual framework for coordination and guidance of HHS federal-level human services for preparedness, response, and recovery for disasters and public health emergencies.
This document introduces the Children and Youth Task Force model in response to disasters and public health emergencies. It provides recommendations to states, Tribes, territories, and local communities interested in launching their own task forces, and outlines how Administration for Children and Families (ACF) provides support.
Whole community collaboration & emergency planning to reunify children separated from parents or legal guardians in the event of large disasters. Working together to assist local, state, tribal, territorial, and insular area governments and those responsible for the temporary care of children.