Resources for Helping Children Deal with Disasters

September 4, 2008

The National TA Center at UACF has released a set of resources in the wake of the hurricane that has battered the Gulf Coast. These resources offer help for communities dealing with disasters. Families, and especially children, can experience serious emotional trauma as they prepare for, and then deal with the aftermath of, a hurricane or any other disaster. This trauma can even extend to children who are not affected by the disaster, but have seen extensive media coverage on it. The following links are a few of the available resources: