Preparing for the Unexpected: Helping Vulnerable Children in Disasters
July 16, 2020 –
The 21st Century has seen significant increases in the type and frequency of events that impact our health and welfare. These range from public health emergencies like Ebola and measles to acts of violence like terrorism and school shootings to ever-increasing climate related disasters such as hurricanes and wildfires. Children, especially those with special health care needs and disabilities, are among the most vulnerable people in these events. This talk will describe some of these threats with an emphasis on their impact on children and strategies to improve preparedness, response, and recovery for the whole community.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Contact Name : Kennedy Krieger Institute
Contact Email : Training.MCDD@KennedyKrieger.org,