Learn how to create a customized disaster management plan that addresses your facility’s specific needs.
Being prepared before an emergency — such as a natural disaster, health pandemic, or violence — makes it easier for everyone to cope and recover during and after that emergency. These resources help early childhood programs learn more about emergency preparedness.
Learn how to establish resilient facilities and implement emergency response systems that ensure programs are ready to assess, prepare, respond to, and recover from natural disasters.
A hurricane is a tropical storm that starts in the warm waters of the tropics. They can cause considerable damage, especially along coastlines. Explore this resource for information about hurricane preparedness.
Learn how a comprehensive risk assessment can help you prepare your facility to protect children and staff during a natural disaster.
Learn about the important role communication plays in a multi-tiered emergency response system.
Use these five key steps as you implement your disaster management plan.
Implement these four steps as your program responds to a natural disaster.
Learn how to establish resilient facilities that prioritize the safety of children and staff and ensure the prompt resumption of Head Start program services.
Although most wildfires occur in the western part of the United States, wildfires can occur anywhere. Explore these tips and information about wildfire preparedness.
Use this checklist to gather information after a major disaster. This can inform your recovery efforts so you can make sure that the facility is safe for the return of the children in your care.