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Disaster Resources

Assistance for Victims of a Disaster within California.

California Disasters

H1N1 Influenza Information

Swine (Influenza) Flu [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/fluresources.asp]
Resources and information on preparing for and responding to potential influenza pandemic.

California Department of Education Emergency Assistance Information

Average Daily Attendance (ADA)

ADA Credit During Periods of Emergency – Management Advisory 90-01 [https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/pa/ma9001.asp]
The Form J13A [https://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa//pa/documents/formj13a.pdf] (PDF) is used to receive credit for days and minutes lost due to an emergency.

Child Development Programs

Reduced Days of Operation or Attendance Due to Emergency Conditions - Management Advisory 94-02 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/dr/documents/cddmanagtadv.pdf] (PDF)
Accessible Alternative Version of Management Advisory 94-02 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/dr/managtadv94-02.asp]

Crisis Preparedness

Crisis Preparedness web page [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ss/cp/]
Provides training, resources and technical assistance in preparedness for, immediate response to, and mitigation of the aftermath of school safety crises, which includes information pertaining to bio-terrorism, coping with tragedy, and crisis response.

Emergency Readiness

Emergency Readiness Plan Guide and Forms for the School Food Service Operation web page External link opens in new window or tab.
The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) provides recommendations for developing an emergency readiness plan, assessing the situation when a disruption occurs, and providing a designated relief shelter. Includes fill-in, printable forms, by way of the ICN electronic portal.

School Nutrition Programs

School Nutrition Disaster Relief Guidelines
Updated Guidance for Documenting the Free and Reduced Price Meal Eligibility of Homeless Children - Management Bulletin 02-114 [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/sn/mb02114.asp]

Emergency Information

Federal and State Emergency Agencies

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [https://www.cdc.gov/] External link opens in new window or tab.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) [https://www.fema.gov/states/california] External link opens in new window or tab.
Governor's Office of Emergency Services [http://www.caloes.ca.gov/] External link opens in new window or tab.

Volunteer Organizations

American Red Cross [http://www.redcross.org/] External link opens in new window or tab.
California Volunteers [http://californiavolunteers.gov/] External link opens in new window or tab.
Corporation for National & Community Service [https://www.nationalservice.gov] External link opens in new window or tab.

Additional Helpful Links

Ready Campaign "Plan Ahead for Disasters" External link opens in new window or tab.
California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) Highway Conditions [http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/] External link opens in new window or tab.

Questions:   California Department of Education | 916-319-0800
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, August 13, 2019