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COADs / LTRGs Buchanan County Disaster Recovery Coalition (BCDRC)

The Buchanan County Disaster Recovery Coalition’s (BCDRC) mission is to strengthen area wide disaster coordination in Buchanan County by sharing information, simplifying resident access, and jointly resolving cases with...

Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council (IDHRC)

To learn more about the Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council (IDHRC), click here. Below is a collection of documents outlining the IDHRC’s mission, goals, history, policies, by-laws, and more.

Disaster Preparedness Iowa Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HSEMD)

Disaster Framework National Response Framework

The National Response Framework provides foundational emergency management doctrine for how the Nation responds to all types of incidents. The NRF is structured to help jurisdictions, citizens, nongovernmental organizations...

Children and Youth Disaster Emotional Care Guidelines

NVOAD’s resource on disaster emotional care programs, emotional care for youth and diverse populations, and the integration of disaster emotional care programs into your organization.

COADs / LTRGs NVOAD Long Term Recovery Guide

A resource provided by NVOAD to help individuals and organizations better understand the long-term recovery process after a disaster as well as forming LTRGs.

CERT 20 Weeks to Preparedness

This is a booklet families and individuals can use to create their own disaster preparedness plans. Creating a preparedness plan will ensure that you are well-equipped and well-stocked for...

Children and Youth Iowa Child Care Resources & Referral

A collection of documents that will help families and caregivers create and implement child preparedness plans in the event of a disaster or traumatic event. Provided by Iowa Child...

Children and Youth Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event

A guide for parents, caregivers, and teachers on how to talk with and help children and youth cope in the aftermath of a disaster or traumatic event. Provided by...

COVID-19 Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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