Child-friendly emergency management

We focus on prioritizing the needs of children and youth during City emergencies

Emergency Planning and Preparedness Subcommittee

We work with key stakeholders to ensure that our City's plans include a focus on:

  • Children
  • Youth
  • Their families
  • Their caregivers

Examples of our work include:

  • Evaluating the child-friendliness of our response to recent disasters
  • Learning about best practices for child-friendly emergency management operations
  • Developing a framework for future planning
  • Recommending changes to the City of Minneapolis Emergency Management Operations Plan

Contact us

Minneapolis Health Department




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415