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Tornadoes Strike Across U.S.; Get Resources for Coping with Disaster

April 28, 2014

Tornadoes touched down in central parts of the United States  days resulting in  fatalities and leaving a path of destruction. In the wake of such devastation, Child Care Aware® of America extends its heartfelt sympathies to the communities and families affected by these storms. Child Care Aware® of America is actively working with Save the Children to assess the impact of the tornadoes on child care in these communities.

In the wake of any kind of emergency or disaster - large or small - children may feel anxious about their own safety and security. Click here for resources and tools for helping children and families cope with any tragedy as well as potential resources to aid in the restoration of child care services.

Child Care Aware® of America is proud to work with the Partnership for Disaster Preparedness, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Save the Children to protect children before, during and after an emergency -- including traumatic events or natural disasters

For more information on disaster policy and background, click here.