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Disaster Preparation and Recovery Videos

Surviving the Storm: Coordination, Communication and Cooperation
University of Florida Extension
1999 Video and guidebook module 30 minutes
This video and its supporting materials can help communities prepare for or respond to disasters. Topics include safe rooms, taking precautions with electricity, ensuring drinking water safety, partnering in the community, working with the media and more.

A Community Response to Managing Post-Disaster Stress
University of Florida Extension
1999 Video and guidebook module 45 minutes
Psychologists Garret Evans and Samuel Sears (who came to North Dakota in 1997) explain how to help victims of disasters. Topics include involving the community, identifying signs of stress, recognizing stress in children and youth, watching adults' patterns, focusing on social relationships, deciding what to say to help, recognizing your limits, taking care of yourself and instilling hope. The concepts can be applied to many stressful situations.

Helping Four-Legged Friends Survive the Storm
University of Florida Extension
1999 Video and guidebook module 18 minutes
This video and its supporting materials share the insights of veterinarians and others in providing relief to animals affected by disasters. Topics include recognizing the importance of planning, coming to the rescue, taking responsibility, evacuating pets, providing identification for horses, keeping cattle at home and coming through for your animals.

 

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