TIKES can provide support for individuals and childcare providers faced with the practical and emotional challenges of Hurricanes, Tropical Storms and flooding events.
In the wake of a disruptive hurricane event, TIKES is available to provide remote consultation and support to parents and childcare providers. Contact Us to request information or resources for your child or childcare center following a storm-related displacement or disruption.
Follow this link to the CDC's infant and young child feeding emergency toolkit. The CDC’s Division of Nutrition provides information and resources for emergency preparedness and response personnel, families, and the public to ensure that children are fed safely when disaster strikes.
The toolkit contains:
- Information, resources, and tools for states, communities, programs and emergency preparedness and response personnel on how to best support families and provide optimal nutrition to infants and young children during emergencies.
- Printable handouts that can be used with or given to families.
- Information for families and caregivers on common questions and how to be prepared to feed infants and young children during emergencies.
- Information for the public on donations during emergencies.