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Child Care Aware® of America’s Emergency Response Webinar Available Online

November 8, 2012

Child Care Aware® of America is continuing to provide resources to parents, caregivers, school professionals and CCR&Rs during the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy.

Emergency Response: Lessons Learned from Past Disasters, Sandy Recovery and Preparing for the Next Disaster – the Child Care Aware® of America webinar which drew participants from 32 states on Nov. 7 – is now available online. The webinar, accompanying slides, and six documents from Child Care Aware® of Missouri about recovery after disaster have been posted to the disaster resources section of the Child Care Aware® of America website.

This section of the website also features a range of resources and tools to assist children, families and child care providers in coping with any tragedy.

Child Care Aware® of America 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 all families have access to 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 quality child care for all families, visit us at