Keeping Children Safe after Hurricane Harvey
This three-page fact sheet educates people about hazards resulting from the extensive damage left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, and provides recommendations for ways to keep children safe during the cleanup after the storm. It discusses how to address the emotional impact of the disaster, and includes helpful tips to help children recover and feel safe again. It contains information to help parents and other caregivers prepare for future disaster events, providing advice concerning safety during floods and power outages, and includes ways to help children have fun and cope after a disaster. Helpful links from Ready.gov as well as organizations such as the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the Red Cross, and Save the Children are included.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.