Pediatric Disaster Education Concept of Operations (CONOPS): Leveling the Playing Field Video
Leveling the Playing Field: A Concept of Operations for Pediatric Disaster Education
The Pediatric Disaster Education Concept of Operations (CONOPS) materials are designed to be a “conversation starter” to promote the whole community inclusion of children in disaster preparedness and training.
CONOPS Materials: The Pediatric Disaster Education CONOPS was developed based on a comprehensive review of pediatric disaster education conducted by the Region V for Kids education workgroup. The findings can be found in their white paper report. Support materials include
- Leveling the Playing Field Video: This less than 3-minute narrated video introduces an overarching framework to achieve disaster readiness for infants, children, and youth across disaster disciplines. The content promotes equity and inclusiveness while aligning with the FEMA national disaster framework.
- Pediatric Disaster Education Concept of Operations Brief: (10-minute read) A 14-page largely pictorial document provides a overview for stakeholders who wish to know more about including children in whole community disaster readiness. The document explains the value of including children in emergency planning and disaster readiness and provides an appendix of pediatric disaster resource topics and links.
Last updated: November 2022