Disaster Relief Resources

Disaster Relief Resources for Families

This is a list of links to a variety of resources about how to talk to children when there is a world disaster and how to handle crisis and trauma in general.

10 Tips to Help Children Cope
Read about how to help children cope with a crisis. They also have a 2 page PDF version in Spanish.

Coping with Violence and Traumatic Events
This is a list of resources for students, parents, teachers, other caregivers, responders and health professionals, includes tips for talking with children, tips on media coverage, and a comprehensive list of articles on coping with grief, mass violence and shooting, or traumatic stress. Resources are in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese. There is also a list of recommended websites for your continued learning. These resources are provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Crisis and Disaster Resources – Helping Families and Children Cope with Traumatic Events
The resources on this website are for parents, caregivers, school professionals, and child care resources and referral agencies.

Kids Coping with Violence
Resource links on how to talk to children about violence are available from a list of various associations provided by the National Association for the Education of Youth Children (NAEYC).