Natural Disasters

Meeting the Needs of Children, Families, and Communities Post-Disaster: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina and its Aftermath

January 1, 2010
American Psychological Association

This title examines key ‘lessons learned’ from Hurricane Katrina and offers a blueprint for better meeting the needs of children, families, and communities post-disaster. It provides community-wide strategies for promoting healthy adaptation in children and families following disasters. It includes detailed procedures for improved disaster preparedness and recovery. It addresses the factors that may mitigate the impact of disaster, as well as the factors, conditions, and processes that contribute to more effective coping.

Read the Book “Helping Families and Communities Recover from Disaster: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath”

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