CHILDREN AND DISASTERS
After the Storm, Children Play Out Fears Article appearing in the June, 1998 issue of the American Psychological Association Monitor. Information about children's reactions and behavior following major disasters. Disaster Stuff for Kids Disaster intervention site for kids that contains reading material on disasters for children and links to other relevant web sites. Site will soon include a "My Story" page that will allow children to share their thoughts and experiences about a disaster online. Flood Bibliography Childrens literature on floods and natural disasters by grade levels. Community - Trauma in the Lives of Children Children, Stress and Natural Disasters University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service set of resources for teachers and other child-care or youth workers that helps prepare them for working with children who have been through a disaster. Has a Guide for Teachers, School Activities for Teachers and other resources for educators. FEMA for Kids Help the family prepare for a disaster by learning about what causes disasters. Play games and read stories from children who have been through a disaster. Become a Disaster Action Kid. Disasters and Catastrophes: Personal Accounts Personal accounts of the Princeton Junior High School Fire. Environmental Health Center's Kids' Corner The National Safety Council's Environmental Health Center conducts a variety of educational activities. Pages are designed to help children learn about environmental safety and health issues. The Natural Disaster Program for Families From North Carolina Extension Service. Provides information about: 1. Things to do before a disaster, and 2. response or cleanup information following a disaster. Site is designed for use by the Extension Educators working with families. Includes ready-to-use 30 second radio spots, factsheets, leader guides with handouts, and additional resources. Provides series of resources on family finances and stress relevant following a disaster.