A Resource List for Helping Children Cope with Disasters– an article from the Children’s Ministry division of the GBOD (United Methodist General Board of Discipleship)
Eleven Tips for Responding to Children’s Fears and Concerns Following a Disaster – an article from the Children’s Ministry division of the GBOD (United Methodist General Board of Discipleship)
Helping Kids Cope and Heal – a blog post dealing specifically with the earthquake in Haiti but the suggestions are good for any local, national or international disaster.
*Hurricanes – a series of 5 Sesame Street videos about hurricanes from weather warning to cleanup
*Parent Tips for Helping Preschool Age Children After Disasters – from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network – suggests specific things a parent or care-provider can to to help with a child’s behavioral responses to a disaster.
Talking to Children About Disasters – from the American Academy of Pediatrics – includes information and links about natural and man made disasters
* Especially appropriate for young children