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Emergency Preparedness

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Explore this tool for ways to develop new or build upon existing health and safety trainings. Find up-to-date research- and science-informed resources and practices. It can be used by:

Tornadoes can happen at any time. However, they are most likely to occur in the spring and summer months. Tornadoes may cause extensive damage to structures and disrupt transportation, power, water, gas, and communications in its direct path and in neighboring areas.

In the Embracing Health and Wellness series, learn about current research topics, best practices, and safety tips for Head Start and child care programs. Discover tips for supporting staff and engaging families.

After a disaster or crisis, children benefit when adults assure them that they are safe and help them learn how to cope effectively. Use this tip sheet to find out what families and staff can do to help a child after a disaster or crisis.

Landslides or mudslides occur when mud, rocks, or debris move quickly down a slope. Use this tip sheet to learn about how to gauge risk, know what to do, and practice plans. Also, find out who to contact to help ensure your plan is effective.

Los desastres naturales y las emergencias pueden ser devastadores emocionalmente y pueden causar daños a la propiedad que pueden ser costosos de reparar.

Natural disasters and emergencies can be emotionally devastating and cause property damage that can be costly to repair. Child care programs are not immune to these risks and should plan and prepare for any event (minor as well as catastrophic) that may disrupt the day-to-day operations of their...

Programs can use this manual as a guide for their emergency planning process. Find the latest tools and resources to support children, families, and communities before, during, and after an emergency.

The Child Care State Capacity Building Center (SCBC) Infant/Toddler Specialist Network hosted a series of 1-hour Hot Topic Webinars on the 3rd Wednesday of each month beginning on March 21 and running through September 19, 2018.

The sixth in the State Capacity Building Center Infant/Toddler Specialist Network's 2018 Hot Topic series, this webinar features resources and practices to support infants, toddlers, families, and teachers during times of national disasters.

 

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