Appropriate infant and child feeding during a disaster saves lives. Learn how to be prepared in case of an emergency.
Preparedness for Expectant and New Parents CDC provides emergency preparedness tips to keep you and your family safe.
Emergency Preparedness and Response: Pregnant Women and Newborns Resources for protecting the health of pregnant and postpartum women and newborns during a disaster.
Keep Food and Water Safe after a Natural Disaster or Power Outage Tips from the CDC for preventing illness .
Breastfeeding in Emergency Situations : A Wellstart factsheet that corrects misconceptions about breastfeeding during an emergency, and provides a decision-making guide for feeding infants under 6 months.
Infant Feeding in Disasters and Emergencies: Breastfeeding and Other Options (PDF) : A guide from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Infant Feeding During Disasters Infographic A poster on breastfeeding during disasters from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Operational Guidance on Infant Feeding in Emergencies Operational Guidance for Emergency Relief Staff and Programme Managers
If you're a California nurse, doctor, pharmacist, or paramedic with an active license who would like to volunteer for disaster service, please register at the
California Disaster Healthcare Volunteers
Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) : A resource of tested and pasteurized human milk and information on how to donate milk for others.
Disaster Preparedness Resources for Childcare Programs from the American Academy of Pediatric (AAP) AAP has created a webpage with links to Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition standards that relate to disaster preparedness in child care programs and a list of links to other resources and tools for disaster preparedness.
Protecting infants in emergencies: Information for the Media Media messages can help protect infants during emergencies.