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Programmatic and administrative information on each ACF program that has emergency waivers and flexibilities.

The fact sheet provides an overview of the program, eligibility criteria, and services provided.

Disaster Human Services Workshop

From Hurricane Katrina to Paradise Wildfires, Exploring Themes in Disaster Human Services
January 14, 2021

OHSEPR sponsored the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine-hosted online workshop on disaster human services.

Repatriation is the return of a U.S. citizen from a foreign country. The U.S. Repatriation Program provides temporary assistance to citizens and their dependents to return home following a Department of State coordinated mass evacuation.

Infographic highlighting benefits of breastfeeding, why it's important to continue doing so during a disaster, barriers to breastfeeding during disasters and how first responders can help.

The report was prepared under an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) contract to Abt Associates (Contract No. 290-06-00011-10).

Packing and planning for disasters while pregnant and with kids.

For ACF-supported human services programs that serve children, youth, and families, news reports about the outbreak of measles cases in a number of states may be especially concerning. Staff may have questions about what they can do to help prevent the spread of measles, and how to provide accurate information to parents.

Since 2002, an average of 151 federally recognized disasters and emergencies strike the U.S. each year. How high is your family's risk in a disaster?

Repatriation

June 22, 2020

The U.S. Repatriation Program was established in 1935 under Section 1113 of the Social Security Act to provide temporary assistance to private U.S. citizens and their dependents identified by the Department of State (DOS) as having returned from a foreign country to the United States because of destitution, illness, war, threat of war, or a similar crisis, and are without available resources.