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Links and Reviews for Disaster Resources

The following 109 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
http://www.43things.com/people/progress/nursehealer/934619

A Fairer World - Disaster Relief - Preparing for disasters at an individual level
http://afairerworld.org.au/_Wealth_and_poverty/disasterrelief.html

A Fairer World - Tasmanian Centre for Global Learning - Wealth And Poverty - Disaster Relief
http://www.afairerworld.org/_Wealth_and_poverty/disasterrelief.html

ABC - WICD News Channel - East Central Illinois Weather - Disaster Resources
http://www.wicd15.com/newsroom/wx/index.shtml

ALA - Association for Library Collections - Disaster Preparedness Clearinghouse
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alcts/resources/preserv/disasterclear.cfm

Alaska Psychological Association - Disaster Response Network - Resources
http://www.ak-pa.org/drn/index.asp

All Experts - Food Safety - Refreezing - Answer
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Food-Safety-Issues-767/refreezing.htm

Alliance of Information and Referral Systems - I&R Disaster Resources - Other Resources
http://www.airs.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3364

American Camp Association - Topics - Disaster - Resouces
http://www.acacamps.org/hottopics/disaster.php

American Camp Association - Topics - Disaster - Resources
http://www.acacamps.org/hottopics/disaster.php

Arkansas Press Association - Resources for Teachers & NIE Coordinators
http://www.arkansaspress.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=71&Itemid=40

Arkansas Press Association - Resources for Teachers and NIE Coordinators
http://www.arkansaspress.org/index.php?Itemid=56&id=71&option=com_content&view=article

Arkansas Press Association - Resources for Teachers and NIE Coordinators
http://www.arkansaspress.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=71&Itemid=56

Association for Library Service to Children - Communications & Publications - Resources
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/compubs/booklists/dealingwithtrag/websitesdealing.cfm

California Department of Food and Agriculture - Emergency Preparedness - Food
http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/ahfss/emergency_preparedness/Food.html

Champaign County Emergency Preparedness - Prepare for Emergency or Disaster
http://www.champcoprepares.com/personal-emergency-information.php

Champaign County Emergency Preparedness - Weather and Power Emergencies - Other
http://www.champcoprepares.com/weather-emergencies.php

Children, Youth and Families Education & Research Network - Children, Stress, & Natural Disasters
http://cyfernet.ces.ncsu.edu/cyfdb_abstracts/abstracts/3055.php

Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network - Parent/Family - Carastrophic Events
http://www.cyfernet.org/article.php?mode=b&c=1267&resource_id=10316

Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network - Teens - Disaster & Crisis
http://www.cyfernet.org/pagelist.php?c=1172
"Series of fact sheets about dealing with various disasters."

Colorado State University Extension - Links - Disaster Web Sites
http://www.ext.colostate.edu/links/linkdisa.html

CYFERnet Teens - Disaster and Crisis
http://cyfres.ces.ncsu.edu/pagelist.php?c=1172

Disaster Information Managemnet Research Center - Disasters - Weather & Storms - Hurricanes - Snakes
http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/hurricane.html

Early Childhood Academy of Huntington County, Indiana - Blog - Resources
http://earlychildhoodacademy.blogspot.com/2009_03_01_archive.html

Education.com - Disaster Information: Resources
http://www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Disaster_Web_Sites/

Educators For Social Responsibility
http://www.esrnational.org/otc/cncat/?c=72

ESR - Educators for Social Responsibility
http://www.esrnational.org/otc/cncat/?c=72
"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
http://www.aea10.k12.ia.us/floodrecovery/educator_familylinks.html

Heartland Human Services - Important Links - Coping with Tragedy
http://www.heartlandhs.org/resource_library/important_links.htm

Huffington Post - Christine Whelan - Urgent Weather Alert
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christine-whelan/urgent-weather-alert-advi_b_90770.html

Illinois Fire Service Institute - Online Disaster Preparedness Pathfinder - General Resources
http://www.fsi.illinois.edu/content/library/iodpp.cfm

Julian Trubin - School Directory - Natural Disaster Resources - K-12 Level
http://www.juliantrubin.com/schooldirectory/natural_disaster_resources.html

Keele University - Staffordshire Raynet - Disaster and Emergency Management on the Internet
http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/por/disaster.htm

Knowledge Hound - Topics - Preparedness: Readiness, Response, Recovery, - Recovery
http://www.knowledgehound.com/topics/survival.htm

Learning and Living Well - House and Home
http://learningandlivingwell.org/2nd/house2.htm

Learning and Living Well - House and Home
http://www.learningandlivingwell.org/2nd/house2.htm

Louisiana Public Broadcasting
http://www.lpb.org/cope/index.html
"Helping Children After a Natural Disaster: Information for Parents and Teachers Teachers Guide for children, stress, natural disaster"

Louisiana Public Broadcasting
http://www.lpb.org/cope/index.html

MERCY Malaysia - Useful Links
http://www.mercy.org.my/main/schoolpreparednessprogramme/resources/usefullinks5.html

Mid-Continent Comprehensive Center - Community - Web Links - Topic Specific Sources - Safety
http://www.mc3edsupport.org/community/weblinks/category-46.html

Monroe County Independent - News - University of Illinois Extension Offering Weather Assistance
http://www.mocountyillinois.com/newsletters/2008%20ENewsletters/2_February%202008/20080221.htm

NASPA Campus Safety - Programs, Online Guides and Sample Plans
http://www.naspa.org/kc/cskc/relevant_papers_articles_publications_initiatives_indexes.cfm

National Network for Child Care - Children, Stress, and Natural Disasters
http://cyfernet.ces.ncsu.edu/nncc/index.php?mode=b&c=1110&resource_id=9244

National Network for Child Care - Health and Safety - Emergencies and Disaster
http://cyfernet.ces.ncsu.edu/nncc/index.php?c=1114

National Network for Child Care - Health and Safety - Emergencies and Disaster
http://cyfernet.ces.ncsu.edu/nncc/index.php?mode=b&c=1114&resource_id=9244

National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Emergency Preparedness & Response Toolkit
http://nnlm.gov/ep/2007/03/10/after-a-disaster/
"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
http://cyfernet.ces.ncsu.edu/cyfdb_abstracts/abstracts/9244.php

NC State University - CYFERnet - Abstracts - Children's Literature on Floods and Natural Disasters
http://cyfernet.ces.ncsu.edu/cyfdb_abstracts/abstracts/9388.php
"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."

NC State University - CYFERnet - Early Childhoos (Health & Safety) - Emergencies & Disaster
http://www.cyfernet.org/pagelist.php?c=1114
"This website offers a set of resources for teachers and other child-care or youth workers. These resources include a guide for teachers and activities that teachers can use in their classrooms, 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. The University of Illinois also offers a comprehensive list of disaster fact sheets http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/disaster/guide/g_facts.html"

NewsChannel 12: Albany, NY - News Links
http://www.wnyt.com/article/10112/

North Dakota State University Extension - Disaster Education - Flood - Insurance and Fraud
http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/disaster/homeinformation.html

Northeast Document Conservation Center - Services - Disaster Assistance - Additional Information
http://www.nedcc.org/disaster/sources.php

NurseHealer.com - Emergency Preparedness Primer - Adverse Weather Emergencies
http://www.nursehealer.com/Emergency_Preparedness_Primer.htm

Ocean County Board of Realtors - Consumer - Resources - Disaster Planning - Home Disaster Plan
http://www.oceancountyrealtors.org/disaster-planning

Oklahoma State Cooperative Extension - Children and Families - Web Links - Helping Families Cope
http://fcs.okstate.edu/parenting/links/

Oklahoma State University Extension - Parenting - Links - Disasters and Tragedies
http://www.fcs.okstate.edu/parenting/links/

Operation Fresh Start - Rebuilding Your Home - Returning To Your Damaged Home
http://www.freshstart.ncat.org/rebuild.htm

PBS - LBP Hurricane Information - Coping - Helping Children After a Natural Disaster
http://www.lpb.org/cope/

Penn State Extension Education - Family and Youth - Children Dealing with Tradegy and Stress
http://resiliency.cas.psu.edu/Tragedy/Tragedy.html

Purdue Agriculture - Extension Disaster Education Netork - Children & Disasters
http://www.ces.purdue.edu/eden/disastertopics/extrainfo/kids.html
"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
http://www.ces.purdue.edu/eden/Kids.htm

Purdue Extension - Purple Wagon - Educators/Teachers - Classroom Activities - Fact Sheets
http://www.ces.purdue.edu/purplewagon/EDUC-TEACHERS/ClassrmActRes_teach.htm
"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
http://www.ces.purdue.edu/purplewagon/PARENTS/ADDTLresources_Parents.htm
"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
http://www.ces.purdue.edu/purplewagon/WAR/WARpubs.htm

Rutgers - Agricultural Experiment Station - Disasters and Emergencies - Disaster Resources
http://njaes.rutgers.edu/disasters/

Sangamon County - Multi-jurisdictional - Natural Hazards Plan Mitigation - Links
http://www.co.sangamon.il.us/NHMP/links.asp

Southern University and A&M College System - News Archives - Returning Home
http://www.suagcenter.com/News%20Archives/Sept-Dec2005/Sept05Tip.html

St. Charles Public Library - Research - Hot Topics - Archive - Getting Help After a Disaster
http://www.st-charles.lib.il.us/research/timely_links/ta_flooding.htm

TeacherHelp.org - Lesson 6 - Natural Disaster Lessons - Children, Stress, and Natural Disasters
http://www.teacherhelp.org/lesson6.htm
"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
http://texashelp.tamu.edu/disaster-information-recovery.php

The Community Involvement Project
http://www.cip.nanaimo-online.net/home/preparedness/

The Legal Record New Bulletin - State News - Disinfecting Water Lines: U of I Extension Flood Tips
http://www.legalrecord.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1125&Itemid=9

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network - Prevention and preparedness - Full Record
http://kb.nctsn.org/SPT/SPT--AdvancedSearch.php?Q=Y&G27=261

the New York Collective of Radical Educators
http://www.nycore.org/PDF/AnUnnaturalDisaster%20Word2.0.doc
"Natural Disasters Lesson Plans"

This Old House - TOH Discussions - Insulation & HVAC - Rusty Water in Boil Vial
http://advice.thisoldhouse.com/showthread.php?t=11484

This Old House - TOH Discussions - Plumbing - What kind of hot water heater should I get?
http://advice.thisoldhouse.com/showthread.php?t=5085

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - ECLKC - Resources - Emergency Preparedness
http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/resources/Emergency%20Preparedness/P2.htm

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hsnrc.org/Content/NRCFiles/Emergency.doc
"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
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learning/topics/search.php?sendContentID=6&sendLevelID=13&sendRegionID=&sendTopicID=

U.S. Geological Survey - Learn - Earthquake Topics for Education
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learning/teachers.php?sendContentID=6&sendLevelID=&sendTopicID=25

U.S. Geological Survey - Learn - Earthquake Hazards Program - Earthquake Topics for Education
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learning/topics/search.php?sendContentID=6&sendLevelID=13&sendRegionID=&sendTopicID=25

UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools - Net Exchange Response
http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/netexchange.aspx?tag=490
"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
http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/qf/p2107_01.htm

UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools - Quick Find - Post-Traumatic Stress - Family Intervention
http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/qf/ptsd.htm

United State Geological Survery - Earthquake Hazards Program - Learn - All Links
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learning/topics/all.php

United State Geological Survery - Earthquake Hazards Program - Learn - Teachers
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learning/teachers.php?all=1

University at Buffalo MCEER - Info Services - Disaster Management Web Sources
http://mceer.buffalo.edu/infoservice/reference_services/disasterManagementResources.asp

University of Arkansas Coperative Extension - Families in Pulaski County - Disaster Relief
http://www.uaex.edu/pulaski/fcs/disaster_relief.htm

University of Calgary - Children's Literature Teacher Resources
http://wiki.ucalgary.ca/index.php?title=Children's_Literature_Teacher_Resources&printable=yes

University of Calgary - Children's Literature Teacher Resources
http://wiki.ucalgary.ca/index.php?title=Children's_Literature_Teacher_Resources&oldid=7957

University of Calgary - Children's Literature Teacher Resources
http://wiki.ucalgary.ca/page/Children's_Literature_Teacher_Resources

University of Houston - Resources - Services - Community Resrouces - Talking to Children
http://www.uh.edu/resources/services/understanding-resources/index.php

University of Kentucky - School of Human Environmental Science - Helping Children Cope
http://www.ca.uky.edu/HES/index.php?p=445

University of Kentucky Extension - Union County - Winter Emergency Links
http://ces.ca.uky.edu/union/winteremergcylinks

University of Minnesota - Human Rights Library - Elementaty School
http://humanrights.law.monash.edu.au/links/curricula-education/peace-education.html

University of Minnesota - Human Rights Library - Links - Peace Education - Elementary School
http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/links/curricula-education/peace-education.html

University of Minnesota - Human Rights Library - Links - Peace Education - Elementary School
http://www.wfrt.org/humanrts/links/curricula-education/peace-education.html

University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension - News - Health - For More Information
http://extension.unh.edu/news/health/

University of South Alabama - College of Education
http://www.southalabama.edu/coe/katrina/Docs/Webliography.doc
"University of Illinois. Classroom activities. Many good links at this site."

VickiBlackwell.com - Hurricane Katrina - Katrina
http://www.vickiblackwell.com/Katrina/index.htm

Wheelock College - Research Guide - Coping with Violence - Statistics/Data
http://library.wheelock.edu/subsplus/subjects/display.php?subject=Cope_Viol

WICD ABC News - First Warning Desktop Alerts - Disaster Resources
http://www.wicd15.com/newsroom/wx/myweather/index.shtml?host=wicd

WICD-TV, News Channel 15 - Champaign, IL - My Weather
http://www.wicd15.com/newsroom/wx/myweather/index.shtml

WICS - Channel 20 News - Newsroom - Weather
http://www.wics.com/newsroom/wx/index.shtml

Yahoo! Answers Indonesia - Where can i find learning resources for pre-school children on feelings?
http://id.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=1006052206614

Yahoo! Answers Malaysia - Politics & Government - Politics - Resolved Question
http://malaysia.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090124121931AAsWDwo

Yahoo! Answers UK & Ireland - Education & Reference - Preschool - Preschool Feelings
http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=1006052206614

Yahoo! Directory - Society & Culture - Environment & Nature - Disasters - Preparedness Guides
http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Environment_and_Nature/Disasters/Preparedness_Guides/

Yahoo! Directory - Society & Culture - Environment & Nature - Disasters - Preparedness Guides
http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Environment_and_Nature/Disasters/Preparedness_Guides/?o=a
"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."

 

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