Nevada Public Welfare

Sec. § 432.410
Development and implementation of plan by each agency which provides child welfare services; Division to adopt regulations which establish minimum requirements and procedures for plans.


1.

Each agency which provides child welfare services shall develop and implement a plan for the care of children in its custody during a disaster. The plan must be developed and implemented in accordance with the regulations adopted pursuant to subsection 2 and must be provided to each person or entity which has physical custody of the children.

2.

The Division shall, in consultation with each other agency which provides child welfare services, adopt regulations which concern the development and implementation of plans for the care of children in the custody of an agency which provides child welfare services during a disaster and which establish the minimum requirements and procedures for such plans. Such regulations must require that the plans include, without limitation, a plan for:

(a)

Providing temporary shelter to children;

(b)

Evacuating children from the home;

(c)

Caring for children with disabilities or who have special medical needs;

(d)

Communicating with the persons or entities which have physical custody of the children before, during and after a disaster;

(e)

Coordinating with other emergency management entities and juvenile courts during a disaster; and

(f)

Providing services to children to address the emotional impact of the disaster.

3.

The regulations adopted pursuant to subsection 2 must include, without limitation, regulations concerning the development and implementation of plans for the care of children in the custody of an agency which provides child welfare services who have been placed in a facility for the detention of children.
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