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Protecting Children in Child Care During Emergencies

December 7, 2010
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Child Care Aware® of America (formerly NACCRRA) is our nation's leading voice for child care. We work with more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. To achieve our mission, we lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families. To learn more about Child Care Aware® of America and how you can join us in ensuring access to high-quality child care for all families, visit us at

NACCRRA Releases Policy Agenda to Ensure Children in Child Care Are Safe During Disasters

July 7, 2008

Arlington, VA – Today, the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) released Keeping Children Safe: A Policy Agenda for Child Care in Emergencies. In the wake of the recent disasters in the Midwest , particularly Iowa, where almost 85,000 children under five are affected, this report sheds light on the increased need for a national policy agenda to ensure the safety and care of all children during disasters.

Is Child Care Ready?: New National Planning Initiative Will Prepare Child Care Programs For Disasters

August 14, 2006

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) released Is Child Care Ready?: A Disaster Planning Guide for Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies, which will be used to train child care providers on how to prepare for and recover from disasters. NACCRRA has also published a brochure to help parents ensure that their child care program is prepared for emergencies. The distribution of these publications is the initial step in the first-ever nationwide effort to prepare child care programs for catastrophes.

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