Hurricanes Katrina & Rita Support

Welcome to our Hurricanes Katrina & Rita Assistance homepage. In this section, you will find materials that may assist different groups affected by the hurricanes. It is our hope that some of these materials will provide support to you and/or your loved ones during this difficult period.

"After The Storm: A Guide to Help Children Cope with the Psychological Effects of a Hurricane - Hurricane Season 2005 Special Edition."

For: Children, Parents, Caregivers and other adults who work with children

This special edition of After The Storm was created to better address the needs of children and families impacted by Hurricanes Katrina & Rita. The interactive workbook contains information, activities and coping strategies to help parents and caregivers assist children in coping with their reactions and feelings from the hurricanes and their aftermath. Click here for more information and to download a free copy.

"Our Challenges, Our Responses: Pentagon Responder and Their Families share lessons Learned from 9/11"

For: First Responders and their families

"Our Challenges, Our Responses" is a Peer Guide containing some thoughts, insights and lessons learned from 9/11 Pentagon responders and their family members - in their own words. This material may be useful in helping Hurricane responders and family members of responders who work in the impacted areas, or have been, or will be deployed, in response to the storms. Click here for more information and to download a free copy.

"Reaching For Support: A Guide to help EMS Workers and Their Families Cope With the Long-Term Effects of Trauma"

For: EMS personnel and their families

"Reaching for Support" was created from interviews conducted of EMS personnel who experienced 9/11 at the World Trade Center, and its aftermath, firsthand. The material provides insight into how EMS personnel in New York have coped with their experiences in the years since 9/11 occurred. This material may help EMS personnel responding to Hurricanes Katrina & Rita in assisting their fellow coworkers, family and friends who may be having difficulty coping with the disasters. Click here for more information and to download a free copy.

7-Dippity is committed to supporting our friends and family impacted by the storm. If you have any questions, please contact us at (305) 535-0914.

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