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National Commission on Children and Disasters [archived website]   [open html - 33KB]

This is an archived version of the National Commission on Children and Disasters website, which was terminated April 4, 2011. "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." This website provides information about the activities of the National Commission on Children and Disasters including meeting information, press release and news.

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National Commission on Children and Disasters (U.S.): http://www.childrenanddisasters.acf.hhs.gov/index.html
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