National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters. (2018). Joint NACCD and NBSB Future Strategies for Children Report.
This report includes “a prioritized set of future strategy recommendations and initial implementation steps” specific to children’s needs in disasters, for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) to take. Ten recommendations are noted, including those related to strengthening medical countermeasures development; use of data and research to inform each phase of the disaster cycle; integration of preparedness policy and incentives into other initiatives; expanded involvement in coalitions; continued prioritization of all-hazards strategies; and increased public visibility of ASPR’s work.