Disaster-specific Resources

This installment of the SAMHSA Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS) presents information specific to particular kinds of disasters, as well as general preparedness and response information. Topics covered include but are not limited to the following:

  • Information about a range of natural disasters (such as drought, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes) and human-caused disasters (such as mass violence, terrorism, and technological disasters)
  • General disaster preparedness and response

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

This website explains actions the general public can take to remain safe and healthy in the event of an earthquake.

https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/earthquakes/prepared.html


National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

This tip sheet offers ways for children to help themselves and others recover from emotional reactions after a tornado.

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/tornado_rcvry_kids_final.pdf


National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

This tip sheet offers children ways to cope with their feelings right after a tornado.

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/tornado_rspse_kids_final.pdf


National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

This tip sheet offers ways for teens to help themselves and others recover from emotional reactions after a tornado.

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/tornado_rcvry_teens_final.pdf


National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

This tip sheet offers teens ways to cope with their feelings right after a tornado.

http://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/tornado_rspse_teens_final.pdf


Colorado State University Extension

This tip sheet discusses ways to cope with the psychological effects of a drought and the difficult decisions it can cause and provides guidance in family decision-making related to drought.

Last Updated: 09/06/2017