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Family Disaster Readiness Planner (FDR Planner) or (CDR Planner (Child))
The Family Disaster Readiness Planner is a tri-fold planning tool. Pictures show examples of disasters with a set of talking points to begin planning family readiness. The FDR Planner recommends working with a trusted church, service provider agency, or other organization to improve the family’s disaster readiness.  The FDR Planner helps families:
1- Identify the most important family emergency supplies needed for a child
2- Understand the most effective methods for families to communicate during disasters
3- Identify important medical contact information for a child
4- Encourage family responsibility in taking action steps to improve family readiness
The Planner is a tool that helps families make key decisions so the child and family can safely shelter–in-place, transition to a general shelter, or evacuate.  Helping families identify what family members may face following a disaster is also part of the FDR Planner framework.Instructions on how to use this Planner
Practical Planning for Family Support Organizations
The Practical Planning for Family Support Organizations is a planning tool to assist organizational efforts in response to disasters and in recovery afterwards.  It helps organizations support family preparedness planning in advance, and increase the organization’s capability after a disaster to reconnect with families and children they support. Use of the tool can reduce risk of disruption of services for the child and family.  This planning document assists organizations by providing guidance to:
1- Continue operations and services
2- Improve staff readiness and response capabilities

3- Minimize the impact on all children and their families, during and following disasters.

Shelter Worker's Guide to Accommodate All Children
With this guide, people who work in shelters can learn how to follow the law and fully include all children and their caregivers in all shelter services.  The Guide provides a Train-the-Trainer framework for organizations to rapidly inform and prepare shelter workers to help children and their families make full use of services in a general emergency shelter. The Guide is divided into two parts:
1- General Guidance for interacting with all children and their caregivers
2- Guidance for providing assistance in each shelter area, such as registration, sleeping, and food service, for children with different kinds of access and functional needs
Shelter orientation, accessible signage, service animals and/or pets, behavioral and health services, reunification, and transitioning out of a shelter are components of this guidance tool.
Family Guide to Shelters
The Family Guide to Shelters is a poster that lists family expectations and responsibilities when staying in a general shelter.  Families have a clear responsibility for the overall care and well-being of their child, or children.  Shelter workers are expected to provide food, water, and other means and services to meet the basic needs of family members while sheltering.
Available in different sizes, this is an excellent handout for any support organization, community outreach program, family support service, or emergency preparedness initiative. It supports preparedness for children and their families and emphasizes the right to public shelter for all children.