Early Childhood Disaster-Related Resources for Children and Families

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Natural and manmade disasters can happen anywhere and at any time. Making sure you and your family are READY can make a big difference when disasters strike. 

As your child’s primary caretaker, confidant, and teacher, your support can have the biggest impact on how your child recovers and heals after disasters.

Check out the fact sheets, guides, family tools, and activities for young children below that can help you and your entire family prepare, respond to, and recover from disasters.


Preparedness  |  Response  |  Recovery


Featured Resources


An image of a mother cradling baby with the words Infant Feeding During a Disaster underneath        Ready.gov Be a Hero - Resources to Help Families Get Prepared


Preparedness for Children and Families

Response for Children and Families

Recovery for Children and Families


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

Save the Children American Red Cross