American Red Cross Pandemic Flu News
The American Red Cross (ARC) was active during the pandemic influenza response of 1918. This ARC website presents pandemic influenza facts, as well information on preparedness and coping for individuals and families.
CDC Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication: Pandemic Influenza Course
Emergencies are chaotic. To avoid confusion and reduce uncertainty, all official response messages communicated to the public must be accurate, fast, consistent, relevant, and empathetic. The CDC Crisis & Emergency Risk Communication: Pandemic Influenza course is a 1½-day training that offers a combination of influenza-communication tabletop exercises and informative group discussions.
Kids HealthBird Flu
This website from Kids Health presents basic pandemic influenza information that parents or other caregivers can review with children and youth.
New Jersey's Disaster Mental Health System
The New Jersey Disaster Mental Health System website contains a presentation on the emotional challenges of pandemic influenza for families and individuals and on ways to cope.
State Pandemic Influenza Plans
This site has the pandemic influenza plans for all U.S. States and Territories.
This is the U.S. Government's official avian and pandemic influenza website. It contains a wide range of updated planning, preparedness, and guidance resources for local, State, and organizational planners, as well as resources for families and individuals.
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Last updated 1/29/2014
Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event
A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Care-Givers.
Immediate Disaster Response: Hurricane Sandy-Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS)
This installment of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS) focuses on first responders and, currently, Hurricane Sandy.