Month: January 2019

FEMA PrepTalk by Dr. Lori Peek

Check out this very interesting and insightful resource from FEMA where Dr. Lori Peek talks about ‘Children and Disasters – Reducing Vulnerability and Building Capacity’. This PrepTalk proposes five ideas to reduce the vulnerability of children to disasters. Dr. Peek studies vulnerable populations in disasters and is the author of “Displaced: Life in the Katrina …

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Working with Children after Disasters

Texas Border Crisis. Hurricanes Florence and Michael. Thousand Oaks and Pittsburgh shootings. California Camp Fire. The heaviness of these tragic situations is impossible to miss. Regardless of your awareness of the all the details (or lack thereof), you are probably like me: you feel the urgency that these disasters create, and you simply cannot avoid …

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