Children can feel very frightened both during and after a disaster. Crisis-related stress can take its toll on children especially when parents are preoccupied with day-to-day survival.
Short Term Food Assistance Available: Some County Residents Must Apply Sept 13-19
TIME SENSITIVE INFORMATION: Residents of the following counties may only apply for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) Sept. 13 – 19, 2017: DeWitt, Gonzalez, Jasper, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Matagorda, Newton, Orange, Sabine and Tyler.
After the Flood: Emotional Distress and How to Manage It
Overwhelmed! I recently had the opportunity to be in Houston after the flood and that is the first word that comes to mind as I reflect on the experience. I can only imagine what those living through this process of recovery must feel. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. […]
Controlling Mold Growth After the Storm
If you have extensive damage and mold growth, the best practice is to hire a reputable firm that is licensed and trained in dealing with water damage and mold remediation.
Hiring a Qualified Contractor for Mold Remediation
“Hurricanes, floods and extended disaster evacuations can result in extensive mold growth in many homes at the same time – creating a cleanup crisis. Everyone with a water-damaged home faces similar challenges, since mold must be remediated before repairs can begin. This process can be hazardous because of potential health effects of exposure to mold, […]