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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 prep/nccdreport/nccdreport.pdf

Save the Children. (2007, June). Child care: An essential service for disaster recovery Issue Brief No. 3. Retrieved from /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 /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 publications/naccrra_publications/2012/protectingchildreninchildcareemergencies.pdf


Kaufman, E. (2014, September 16). Save the Children ranks the worst states for protecting kids during a disaster. The Huffington Retrieved from _5772960.html

Kimery, A. (2011, September 9). Public health states still not prepared to protect children during disaster, study finds. Homeland Security Retrieved from 83336ee0b6b5a4f6e9647 f154531dcde.html

PLAN International. (2010). Child centered drr toolkit. Retrieved from

Save the Children. (unk). Ten tips: Helping children cope with transition. Retrieved from

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. /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. 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

​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 Retrieved from apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=8rKLIXMGIpI4E&b=8943369&ct=14352387

FEMA. (2004). Helping children cope with disaster. Retrieved from

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 /pdf/children_in_ emergencies_planning_guide.pdf

Toms, C. & Macload, H. (2006, December). World Vision International: Children in emergencies manual. Retrieved from https://childprotection.


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

Department of Homeland Security (DHS). (2011, September). National Preparedness Goal. Retrieved from 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 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 69e94/CPG201_htirag _2nd_edition.pdf

FEMA. (2013, November 4). Threat and hazard identification and risk assessment information sheet. Retrieved from /1388146249060-7b2abfe6be10c67c4070ed42deaaadf1/THIRA +Information +Sheet_20131104.pdf

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

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