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RECOMMENDATIONS TO MAKE CHILD CARE SAFER

National Commission on Children and Disasters. (2010, October). 2010 Report to the President and Congress. AHRQ Publication No. 10-M037. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Retrieved from http://archive.ahrq.gov/ prep/nccdreport/nccdreport.pdf


Save the Children. (2007, June). Child care: An essential service for disaster recovery Issue Brief No. 3. Retrieved from http://www.savethechildren.org /atf/cf /%7B9def2ebe-10ae-432c-9bd0df91d2eba74a%7D/issuebrief3_07.pdf


National Association of Child Care Resources & Referrals (NACCRRA). (2008). Keeping children safe: A policy agenda for childcare in emergencies. Arlington: VA. Retrieved from http://www.naccrra.org/sites/default/files /publications/naccrra _publications/2012/keepingchildrensafe.pdf


National Association of Child Care Resources & Referrals (NACCRRA) and Save the Children. (2010, December). Protecting children in child care during emergencies: Recommended state and national regulatory and accreditation standards for family child care homes and child care centers and supporting rationale. Retrieved from http://www.naccrra.org/sites/default/files/ publications/naccrra_publications/2012/protectingchildreninchildcareemergencies.pdf


CHILD CARE PREPAREDNESS 

Kaufman, E. (2014, September 16). Save the Children ranks the worst states for protecting kids during a disaster. The Huffington Post.com. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/16/the-10-worst-states-for-kids_n _5772960.html

Kimery, A. (2011, September 9). Public health states still not prepared to protect children during disaster, study finds. Homeland Security Today.us. Retrieved from http://www.hstoday.us/focused-topics/public-health/single-article-page/states-still-not-prepared-to-protect-children-during-disaster-study-finds/ 83336ee0b6b5a4f6e9647 f154531dcde.html


PLAN International. (2010). Child centered drr toolkit. Retrieved from http://plan-international.org/files/global/publications/emergencies/DRR-toolkit-English.pdf


Save the Children. (unk). Ten tips: Helping children cope with transition. Retrieved from http://www.savethechildren.org/atf/cf/%7B9def2ebe-10ae-432c-9bd0-df91d2eba74a%7D/TransitionBrochure-SD-final-English.pdf


Save the Children. (2008, August). Protecting children during U.S. emergencies. Issue Brief No. 4. Retrieved from http://www.savethechildren .org/atf/cf/% 7B9def2ebe-10ae-432c-9bd0-df91d2eba74a%7D/Disaster-Preps-Issue-Brief-Final-1.pdf


Save the Children. (2011, August 29). A decade after 9/11, America still not prepared to protect children after disasters. Retrieved from http://www. savethechildren.org /site/apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=8rKLIXMGIpI4 E&b=6478593&ct=11202069


Save the Children. (2014). What are you waiting for? Retrieved from http://www. savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.8777053/ k.F31D/Get_Ready_Get_Safe_Disaster_Report_Card.htm


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Association of Children and Families (ACF). ( 2013, June). Resource Guide: Emergency Preparedness and Response Resources for Child Care Programs. Retrieved from https://childcareta.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/1408_rg_epr_providers.pdf


​Weinberg, T. (2014, November 19). New Child Care Law to force states failing Save the Children’s Disaster Report Card to Require Emergency Plans. Save the Children.com. Retrieved from http://www.savethechildren.org/site/ apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=8rKLIXMGIpI4E&b=8943369&ct=14352387

CHILDREN AND DISASTER
FEMA. (2004). Helping children cope with disaster. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/pdf/library/children.pdf

Save the Children. (2007, September). The unique needs of children in emergencies: A guide for the inclusion of children in emergency operations plan. Retrieved from https://www.idph.state.ia.us/hcci/common /pdf/children_in_ emergencies_planning_guide.pdf


Toms, C. & Macload, H. (2006, December). World Vision International: Children in emergencies manual. Retrieved from https://childprotection. wikischolars.columbia.edu/file/view/Children+in+Emergencies+Manual_World+Vision.pdf


CHILD CARE STATISTICS

Laughlin, L. (2013). Who’s minding the kids? Childcare arrangement: Spring 2011. Current Population Reports P70-135. U.S. Census Bureau. Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/p70-135.pdf


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND GUIDANCE 
Department of Homeland Security (DHS). (2011, September). National Preparedness Goal. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/pdf/prepared/ npg.pdf

Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, Pub. L. No. 106-390, § 114 Stat. 1552-76 (2000).

FEMA. (2010). Comprehensive Planning Guide (CPG) 101 v2. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1828-25045-0014/ cpg_101_comprehensive_preparedness_guide_developing_and_maintaining_emergency_operations_plans_2010.pdf

FEMA. (2013, August). Comprehensive Planning Guide (CPG) 201 v2. Threat and hazard identification and risk assessment. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/8ca0a9e54dc8b037a55b402b2a2 69e94/CPG201_htirag _2nd_edition.pdf

FEMA. (2013, November 4). Threat and hazard identification and risk assessment information sheet. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data /1388146249060-7b2abfe6be10c67c4070ed42deaaadf1/THIRA +Information +Sheet_20131104.pdf

FEMA. (2014). National Planning Frameworks. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/national-planning-frameworks

FEMA. (2014). National Preparedness Goal. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/national-preparedness-goal​


The White House. (2011, March 30). Presidential Policy Directive/PPD-8 (National Preparedness). Retrieved from http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary /assets/presidential-policy-directive-8-national-preparedness.pdf

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