For center-based and home-based child care providers, the recent reports of patients with Ebola Virus Disease in the United States can be understandably concerning. CCDF grantees and partners are encouraged to use this fact sheet to answer questions staff may have and support staff, children, and families.
Early Childhood Disaster-Related Resources for Early Childhood Education Providers
Natural and manmade disasters can happen anywhere and at any time. Emergency preparedness at work, at home, and in the community is everyone's responsibility.
Millions of young children are in early childhood centers or homes on a daily basis. Making sure you are ready to keep yourself and the children in your care safe when a disaster strikes is of upmost importance. As a trusted and loved figure in children’s lives, you are also on the front lines of helping children recover and heal after disasters.
These resources can help you and your program with disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.