Children and Disasters Welcome Pediatricians can serve as expert advisors to local, state, and federal agencies and committees and play a key role in disaster and terrorism preparedness with families, children, and their communities Pediatric Considerations in Radiological EmergenciesUpdated guidelines from the AAP for the management of children and families in the event of radiologic disaster.Learn MoreWhat's the Latest with the FluQuick snapshot for clinicians that addresses the current situation with the flu.Learn MoreAAP Disaster Recovery ChecklistThis resource was developed to support pediatricians to recover after an emergency or a disaster.View HereWinter WeatherChildren are more likely to develop significant health effects when they are exposed to environmental temperature extremes.Find out more Learn More Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Response Topical Collection This resource aims to inform and guide pediatricians as well as planners, responders, care providers, and volunteers to be better prepared to deal with children affected by disasters. Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018 An act to reauthorize certain programs under the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act. AAP Disaster Recovery Fund The AAP offers a disaster recovery fund through which contributions can be made to support pediatricians and the children they serve as a result of natural or man-made disasters anywhere in the world. National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters Learn more about priorities and efforts of this National Advisory Committee! ASPR TRACIE This system was created to meet information and technical assistance needs for those working in disaster medicine, healthcare system preparedness, and public health emergency preparedness. Collaborative Initiatives The AAP partners with federal agencies and non-governmental organizations to implement projects that address children's needs in disasters. Upcoming Events Disaster related conferences, webinars, and trainings for pediatricians Pediatric Education Disasters Modules, in-person, and online educational training for pediatricians Information for Families HealthyChildren.org, the AAP parenting site, for information written for families on disaster preparedness Key Resources AAP Policies and PublicationsWeb page featuring key AAP polices and publications on a variety of disaster topics.Checklist for Practices Pediatricians need to be ready to provide care for their patients even when normal operations are distrupted. View the new checklist.CMS Disaster Response ToolkitA set of tools on the strategies available to support Medicaid operations and enrollees in times of crisis.EMSC Hospital ChecklistA tool to incorporate pediatric considerations into hospital disaster policies. Exercise Resource KitA guide that provides tools and templates to conduct a pediatric tabletop exercise.Family Readiness KitKey resource to assist families to prepare for disasters.Helping Children CopeDetails on how adults can promote adjustment and help children cope in a disaster.Infant Feeding in DisastersSteps pediatricians can take to support breastfeeding during a disaster or an emergencyPediatric Preparedness Resource KitStrategies to promote collaborative discussions and decision making about pediatric preparedness planning.Recovery HandoutAAP handout to support pediatricians to recover after an emergency or a disaster.Reunification Planning ToolProvides assistance to hospitals as they review/update reunification plans.Vaccine Storage and HandlingAAP Web page providing guidance for vaccine storage and monitoring.