Emergency Preparedness and Planning

Head Start Resources

Disaster Recovery from 2017 Hurricanes

ACF-IM-HS-17-02 removes barriers to make it easier for Head Start agencies to meet the needs of those children and families affected by disasters. This especially includes newly homeless children and families.

Additional Support

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Program

Learn how the National Flood Insurance Program reduces the impact of flooding on private and public structures. The program provides affordable insurance to property owners. It also encourages communities to adopt floodplain management regulations.

Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS)

Find out how the IBHS helps to identify and promote ways to strengthen communities against natural and man-made disasters.

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Explore how the Emergency Management Institute works with communities to offer preparedness training.  It is in support of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training Program.

Small Business Administration (SBA): Disaster Relief

The SBA works through its Office of Disaster Assistance to provide financial assistance following a disaster. They support businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters.

Last Updated: February 8, 2019