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. What's the Latest with the Flu Monthly snapshot of important details concerning influenza Ebola Virus Outbreak Resources on the Ebola outbreak. Enterovirus D68 Resources on the enterovirus D68 outbreak Learn more about this AAP/CDC Pediatric Anthrax Clinical Management AAP Clinical Report and Executive Summary Collaborative Disaster Networks Survey Project The AAP has received funding to support implementation of a Collaborative Disaster Networks Survey Project. Decontamination Each hospital must have its own system or plan in place for decontamination of toxic substances, with protocols specific to children. Emergency Preparedness Stories Highlighting lessons learned or steps that doctors and families can take to improve disaster preparedness for children. Get Involved Learn how you can help promote preparedness. Grieving Students Web Site Launch A set of resources to guide educators and other school personnel in supporting and caring for their grieving students National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters Learn more about priorities and efforts of this National Advisory Committee! National Pediatric Readiness Project A quality improvement initiative to ensure that all US emergency departments have the essential guidelines and resources in place to provide effective emergency care to c Newborn Screening During Emergencies Tips to ensure that newborn screening services are maintained in a disaster situation Pediatric Preparedness Resource Kit The AAP developed The Pediatric Preparedness Resource Kit in response to the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Smallpox Clinical Guidance Recommendations for persons at risk for smallpox infection after an intentional or accidental release of the virus, including children and other at-risk groups Talking to Children About Disasters View tips and instructions for how to talk to children of different ages about disasters. PEDIATRIC EDUCATION DISASTERS Modules, in-person, and online educational training for pediatricians. INFORMATION FOR FAMILIES Visit HealthyChildren.org, the AAP parenting site, for information written for families on disaster preparedness. KEY RESOURCES Infant Feeding in Disasters Steps pediatricians can take to support breastfeeding during a disaster or an emergency More > CDC Ebola Web Page Latest Ebola information and resources from the CDC More > Public-Private Partnerships How partnerships can support a Whole Community approach to meeting children's needs before, during, and after disasters. More > Helping Children Cope Details on how adults can promote adjustment and help children cope in a disaster. More > Checklist for Practices Pediatricians need to be ready to provide care for their patients even when normal operations are distrupted. View the new checklist. More > AAP & CDC Collaboration on Public Health Steven Krug, MD, FAAP, discusses the unique needs of children in disasters, and how pediatricians can help. More > Newborn Screening in Emergencies Handout Contingency planning strategies for newborn screening in emergencies More > Vaccine Storage in a Disaster Vaccine storage, handling resources, including disaster planning strategies. More > Care of Children, Emergency Department Joint Policy Statement—Guidelines for Care of Children in the Emergency Department. More > EMSC Hospital Checklist A tool to incorporate pediatric considerations into hospital disaster policies. More > NPRSB Community Health Resilience Report Report to build and sustain community health resilience and help communities better prepare. More > The Youngest Victims Disaster Preparedness to Meet Children’s Needs. More > 2010 Report to the President & Congress The National Commission on Children and Disasters provides findings and recommendations relating to a variety of child health issues. More > Workshop Report & Infograph Summary of the workshop to discuss disaster preparedness, response, and recovery relative to the needs of children and families. More > Improving Pediatric Preparedness View a commentary on the importance of strategic partnerships in response to the H1N1 pandemic. More > School Emergency Operations Plans Steps schools can take to plan for potential emergencies through the creation of a school Emergency Operations Plan. More > Public Health Matters Blog David Schonfeld, MD, FAAP, offers information on how children respond to a disaster and how adults can help them cope. More > No results are available. Either no query is specified, or the query came from advanced search (Federated Webparts do not support Advanced Search queries).