Disaster Preparedness

Advocates & Policymakers Clinicians Disaster EMSC Stakeholders Patients & Families Prehospital Researchers

The EIIC Disaster Domain seeks to support EMSC grantees and stakeholders to better prepare for disasters in a way that takes the specific needs of children into consideration. We offer a variety of resources and tools to facilitate disaster preparedness activities by healthcare providers, public health departments, schools, and family/caregivers.

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Planning Tools and Resources

We have collated the most relevant disaster preparedness resources for our EMSC Stakeholders.

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ASPR Pediatric Disaster Care Centers of Excellence

In September 2019, the U.S. HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR) awarded two cooperative agreements to pilot the creation of Pediatric Disaster Care Centers of Excellence(COE) to improve disaster response capabilities for children in the United States. The EIIC is working collaboratively with both organizations to disseminate their best practices.