Courage to Care: Family Planning for Disasters: How to Plan For and Protect Your Family's Health   [open pdf - 396KB]

"Major events such as Hurricane Katrina make us think about the impact of such disasters on our family and loved ones, and how prepared we would be. Whether we live in areas that are vulnerable to certain natural disasters, we all need to plan for the kinds of disasters, including terrorism, bioterrorism or pandemic threats, that could require us to evacuate our homes. This fact sheet provides information on three aspects of family preparedness planning for disasters. The first pertains to the special health needs of your family. The second involves specific tips around evacuation. The third provides steps for creating a family communication plan."

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Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress: http://www.cstsonline.org/
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