HHS Disaster Human Services CONOPS
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 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. The CONOPS describes how HHS transitions from normal operations of human services program delivery to a coordinated, Department-wide response to the human services elements of a public health and medical emergency.
This document introduces partners to the Children and Youth Task Force in Disasters concept. It provides recommendations to states, Tribes, territories, and local communities interested in launching their own task forces, and outlines how the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is able to provide support. The guidelines are intended for emergency management, human services, and public health professionals to support a coordinated, integrated, and effective approach to children’s needs in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery.
Whole community collaboration & emergency planning to reunify children separated from parents or legal guardians in the event of large disasters.
An infographic depicting your family's risk in a disaster.
Infant feeding during disasters infographic, more resources to follow.
This National Response Framework (NRF) is a guide to how the Nation conducts all-hazards response.
The report was prepared under an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) contract to Abt Associates (Contract No. 290-06-00011-10).
Guidance on Planning for Integration of Functional Needs Support Services in General Population Shelters.
This Concept of Operations plan describes coordination & guidance for federal‐level behavioral health response & recovery to disasters & public health