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Links & Reviews forDisaster Resources

The following 83 sites have linked to our Disaster Resources website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.

43 Things - Organize my 72 Hour Kit for Emergency Preparedness

A Fairer World - Disaster Relief - Preparing for disasters at an individual level

A Fairer World - Tasmanian Centre for Global Learning - Wealth And Poverty - Disaster Relief

ALA - Association for Library Collections - Disaster Preparedness Clearinghouse

Alaska Psychological Association - Disaster Response Network - Resources

All Experts - Food Safety - Refreezing - Answer

Alliance of Information and Referral Systems - I&R Disaster Resources - Other Resources

American Camp Association - Topics - Disaster - Resouces

American Camp Association - Topics - Disaster - Resources

Arkansas Press Association - Resources for Teachers & NIE Coordinators

Arkansas Press Association - Resources for Teachers and NIE Coordinators

Arkansas Press Association - Resources for Teachers and NIE Coordinators

Association for Library Service to Children - Communications & Publications - Resources

Champaign County Emergency Preparedness - Prepare for Emergency or Disaster

Champaign County Emergency Preparedness - Weather and Power Emergencies - Other

Colorado State University Extension - Links - Disaster Web Sites

CYFERnet Teens - Disaster and Crisis

Disaster Information Managemnet Research Center - Disasters - Weather & Storms - Hurricanes - Snakes

Early Childhood Academy of Huntington County, Indiana - Blog - Resources

Educators For Social Responsibility

ESR - Educators for Social Responsibility
"There are many kinds of activities that teachers can use to help students prepare for or recover from a disaster, some of which are included here. These include conducting classroom activities that can help children cope with trauma by sharing their experiences and expressing their fears or concerns; conducting study projects or multidisciplinary units focused on disasters as a way of integrating learning across the curriculum; introducing units on disaster preparedness; and designing service learning projects. Pre-K through high school."

Grant Wood Area Education Agency - Supporting the Social, Emotional and Learning Needs of Students

Heartland Human Services - Important Links - Coping with Tragedy

Huffington Post - Christine Whelan - Urgent Weather Alert

Illinois Fire Service Institute - Online Disaster Preparedness Pathfinder - General Resources

Illinois PTA

Keele University - Staffordshire Raynet - Disaster and Emergency Management on the Internet

Learning and Living Well - House and Home

Learning and Living Well - House and Home

Louisiana Public Broadcasting
"Helping Children After a Natural Disaster: Information for Parents and Teachers Teachers Guide for children, stress, natural disaster"

Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Mid-Continent Comprehensive Center - Community - Web Links - Topic Specific Sources - Safety

National Network for Child Care - Children, Stress, and Natural Disasters

National Network for Child Care - Health and Safety - Emergencies and Disaster

National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Emergency Preparedness & Response Toolkit
"The University of Illinois Extension has put together a nice disaster-related website. Click here for a page that lists several recovery-related resources."

NC State University - CYFERnet - Abstracts - Child, Stress and Natural Disasters

NC State University - CYFERnet - Abstracts - Children's Literature on Floods and Natural Disasters
"This site provides information on books that allow children to understand what causes floods and talk about natural disasters in order to help children who have experienced a flood to communicate their feelings and fears."

NewsChannel 12: Albany, NY - News Links

North Dakota State University Extension - Disaster Education - Flood - Insurance and Fraud

NurseHealer.com - Emergency Preparedness Primer - Adverse Weather Emergencies

Ocean County Board of Realtors - Consumer - Resources - Disaster Planning - Home Disaster Plan

Oklahoma State Cooperative Extension - Children and Families - Web Links - Helping Families Cope

Oklahoma State University Extension - Parenting - Links - Disasters and Tragedies

Operation Fresh Start - Rebuilding Your Home - Returning To Your Damaged Home

PBS - LBP Hurricane Information - Coping - Helping Children After a Natural Disaster

Purdue Agriculture - Extension Disaster Education Netork - Children & Disasters
"Provides information that describes what children might experience during and after a disaster, how they might react to a disaster, and what teachers can do to help students during the recovery period."

Purdue Extension - Diaster Recovery Resources - Yourself and Your Family

Purdue Extension - Purple Wagon - Educators/Teachers - Classroom Activities - Fact Sheets
"Preparing for a disaster and coping with it afterwards can sometimes be difficult for children and their families. Children may be frightened by the disaster itself, or be upset by disruptions that a disaster might cause in their daily routines or their relationships with parents, teachers, and friends. It is not unusual for children to show changes in behaviors that may be signs or symptoms of distress or discomfort following a disaster."

Purdue Extension - Purple Wagon - Parents - Additional Resources - Fact Sheets
"Preparing for a disaster and coping with it afterwards can sometimes be difficult for children and their families. Children may be frightened by the disaster itself, or be upset by disruptions that a disaster might cause in their daily routines or their relationships with parents, teachers, and friends. It is not unusual for children to show changes in behaviors that may be signs or symptoms of distress or discomfort following a disaster."

Purdue University Extension - Purple Wagon - Fact Sheets and Online Publications

Rutgers - Agricultural Experiment Station - Disasters and Emergencies - Disaster Resources

Sangamon County - Multi-jurisdictional - Natural Hazards Plan Mitigation - Links

TeacherHelp.org - Lesson 6 - Natural Disaster Lessons - Children, Stress, and Natural Disasters
"This is a guide for teachers and other childcare workers. It includes a guide for teachers and suggested classroom activities"

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension - Disaster Recovery Resources

The Legal Record New Bulletin - State News - Disinfecting Water Lines: U of I Extension Flood Tips

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network - Prevention and preparedness - Full Record

This Old House - TOH Discussions - Insulation & HVAC - Rusty Water in Boil Vial

This Old House - TOH Discussions - Plumbing - What kind of hot water heater should I get?

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - ECLKC - Resources - Emergency Preparedness

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
"This bibliography offers teachers and parents a list of books to help children cope with floods and natural disasters. 13 books with citation information and a brief summary offers information for making an appropriate choice."

U.S. Geological Survey - Advanced Earthquake Topic Search - Children, Stress & Natural Disasters

U.S. Geological Survey - Learn - Earthquake Topics for Education

U.S. Geological Survey - Learn - Earthquake Hazards Program - Earthquake Topics for Education

UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools - Net Exchange Response
"Children, Stress, and Natural Disasters – Children, Stress, and Natural Disasters from the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service is a 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. These resources include: A Guide for Teachers – Provides information that describes what children might experience during and after a disaster, how they might react to a disaster, and what teachers can do to help students during the recovery period. School Activities for Teachers – Includes suggestions for activities that teachers can use in their classrooms after a disaster, lists of curriculum guides on disaster-related topics, a bibliography of children's literature on floods and natural disasters, and a list of resource material that are available from the American Red Cross."

UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools - Quick Find - Crisis Prevention & Response

UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools - Quick Find - Post-Traumatic Stress - Family Intervention

United State Geological Survery - Earthquake Hazards Program - Learn - All Links

United State Geological Survery - Earthquake Hazards Program - Learn - Teachers

University at Buffalo MCEER - Info Services - Disaster Management Web Sources

University of Arkansas Coperative Extension - Families in Pulaski County - Disaster Relief

University of Calgary - Children's Literature Teacher Resources

University of Calgary - Children's Literature Teacher Resources

University of Calgary - Children's Literature Teacher Resources

University of Houston - Resources - Services - Community Resrouces - Talking to Children

University of Kentucky - School of Human Environmental Science - Helping Children Cope

University of Kentucky Extension - Union County - Winter Emergency Links

University of Minnesota - Human Rights Library - Elementaty School

University of Minnesota - Human Rights Library - Links - Peace Education - Elementary School

University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension - News - Health - For More Information

University of South Alabama - College of Education
"University of Illinois. Classroom activities. Many good links at this site."

VickiBlackwell.com - Hurricane Katrina - Katrina

Yahoo! Directory - Society & Culture - Environment & Nature - Disasters - Preparedness Guides
"Links to FEMA, NOAA, and state resources that instruct families on how to prepare for sever weather and other common disasters such as earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, tropical storms, and wildfires."

Yahoo! Directory - Society & Culture - Environment & Nature - Disasters - Preparedness Guides

 

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