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National Commission on Children and Disasters Interim Report

National Commission on Children and Disasters Interim Report: October 14, 2009 This document is the final interim report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters regarding steps that the country needs to take to protect children in the event of disasters in the United States. This report includes comments made by emergency management practitioners and the general public on a draft interim report which the Commission released in September 2009. "The National Commission on Children and Disasters was created by Congress to conduct a comprehensive study that examines and assesses the needs of children as they relate to preparation for, response to and recovery from all hazards, including major disasters and emergencies, and submit a report to the President and Congress on the Commission's specific findings, conclusions and recommendations." Download the report using Google Docs