Emergency Preparedness

Children and families count on caregivers to keep children safe when the unexpected happens. Child Care Aware® of America is here to help you prepare for and respond when emergencies arise.

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Child Care Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Stories

Do you know of a child care program that experienced an emergency? Please share the story of how it impacted the program, staff and families.

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Request an Emergency Preparedness Training of Trainers

Child Care Aware® of America can give CCR&R staff the insights, strategies, and resources they need to help providers mitigate threats, reduce emotional stress, and protect the children in their care.

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Emergency Preparedness Resources

Child care providers and CCR&Rs have a unique role to play when it comes to being prepared for a disaster or emergency event. Make sure you're prepared.

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Recorded Webinars

View archived webinars related to emergency preparedness around tips and resources for preparation, response and recovery from a disaster.

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Emergency Preparedness Project for CCR&Rs

In June 2019, Child Care Aware® of America launched a multi-year project in four states with the purpose of alleviating the suffering of children during and after disasters.

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Severe Weather Tracker

Keep an eye on weather that may impact child care providers in your community. Access live radar, including severe weather, here.

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Emergency Preparedness Blog Posts

Read stories from CCR&Rs who share their success stories with planning, response and preparedness.

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