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Children and Disasters: Preparedness, Response and Recovery
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Editors: Eric S. Walker
Book Description:
Children represent nearly 25 percent of our population. Consider that on any given weekday, 6.7 million children are in schools and child care, a time when children are most vulnerable because they are away from their families. Yet, only a handful of States require basic school evacuation and family reunification plans. The Strategic National Stockpile, intended to provide the public with medicine and medical supplies in the event of a public health emergency, is woefully under-stocked with medical countermeasures for children. This book examines existing capabilities that can and should be built upon to integrate children into preparedness, planning, response, and recovery. Meeting the needs of children in disaster planning and management is a national responsibility lacking not only sufficient funding, but also a pervasive concern, a sustained will to act, and a unifying force. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:

National Commission on Children and Disasters: 2010 Report to the President and Congres;pp. 1-130

Children and Disasters: The Role of HHS in Evacuation Planning and Mental Health Recovery;pp. 131-137
(Testimony of Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Public Health Service)

Statement of the Honorable Craig Fugate, FEMA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Hearing on "Focus on Children in Disasters: Evacuation Planning and Mental Health Recovery";pp. 139-144

Safeguarding Children in the Aftermath of and Recovery from Catastrophic Disasters: What We Need to Do Now;pp. 145-151
(Testimony of Irwin Redlener, MD, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health)


      Children's Issues, Laws and Programs
      Natural Disaster Research, Prediction and Mitigation
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 4th Quarter
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - G163pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61470-697-7
   Status: AV
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AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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