- The CR Program Exercise Starter Kits are a set of tools and resources for institutions of higher education (IHE) to self-conduct a tabletop exercise (TTX). The kits reinforce an IHE’s specific emergency plans, protocols, and procedures, while also testing and strengthening an institution’s preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities. The CR Program Exercise Starter Kits are currently available in three scenarios: Cyber Breach, Hurricanes, and Active Shooter. Download a one page guide here.
- Information and helpful tips on mental health, cleaning up and hygiene, water safety, and worker safety following a flood.
- Provides assistance in helping to find services to help people in need of support following a crisis or emergency
- Recovery specific website created by the Colorado Office of Emergency Management.
Colorado Crisis and Support Line
- Colorado opened its first statewide mental health hotline in the summer of 2014, the Colorado Crisis and Support Line. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and provides crisis counseling and resource referral from trained professionals and peer specialists for Coloradans experiencing a mental health crisis or with a loved one in crisis. The toll-free number is 844-493-TALK (8255).
- Information provided by Ready.gov to help understand reactions to a disaster and special tips for helping children after a disaster.
- Discussions with Children about the Tornado (Oklahoma, 2013)
- Apply for federal resources to help recover and rebuild.
- Quick and timely information updated twice daily about Colorado flood information.
- The Emergency Management Institute was created to support the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA’s goals by improving the competencies of the U.S. officials in Emergency Management at all levels of government to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the potential effects of all types of disasters and emergencies on the American people.
- Contains access to several online and distance learning courses.
- IS-2900: National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) Overview
- This course provides individuals supporting disaster recovery efforts with a foundation in National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) key concepts, core principles and roles and responsibilities of NDRF leadership (including those of individuals and households to governmental entities at the local, State, tribal, and Federal levels, and between public, private and nonprofit sectors).
- Holistic Disaster Recovery: Creating a More Sustainable Future
- Resources for helping schools prevent, prepare, respond to, and recover from flood damage.
The National Commission on Children and Disasters was authorized under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008, signed into law by President Bush on December 26, 2007 (P.L. 110-161).
The purpose of the Commission is to: (1) conduct a comprehensive study that examines and assesses children’s needs as they relate to preparation for, response to, and recovery from all hazards, including major disasters and emergencies; (2) identify, review, and evaluate existing laws, regulations, policies, and programs relevant to such needs; (3) identify, review, and evaluate the lessons learned from past disasters relative to addressing such needs; and (4) report to the President and Congress on its findings and recommendations to address such needs, including regarding the need for a national resource center on children and disasters, coordination of resources and services, administrative actions, policies, regulations, and legislative changes.
As the non-profit health and safety arm of the National Education Association (NEA), the NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN) provides health and safety information, programs, and services for the benefit of the more than 3 million members of the NEA and their 43 million students. NEA HIN's mission is to improve the health and safety of the school community through disseminating information that empowers school professionals and positively impacts the lives of their students.
School Crisis Guide: Help and Healing in a Time of Crisis easy-to-use crisis guide with essential, to-the-point advice for schools and districts.
- NEW After a School Tragedy. Readiness, Response, Recovery & Resources. This resource is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence and trauma. It provides strategies to assist schools with readiness, response, and recovery to help a school community support resilience in the event of a tragedy. It offers places to turn for more resources and discusses terminology and concepts related to suicide and grief. Finally, it highlights the importance of providing culturally responsive services, with example cultural considerations for schools to help Hispanic/Latino students struggling with grief and trauma.
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