School of Medicine

Terrorism and Disaster Coalition for Child and Family Resilience

After Harvey


The Terrorism and Disaster Center for Child and Family Resilience at LSU Health Sciences Center has compiled this list of resources and materials to help families prepare in the event of a Hurricane or Tropical Storm. Feel free to reach out to our Center staff Victoria Sacco ( to request additional materials or receive updates on our work. This page may be periodically updated to include additional resources.


Natural Disasters

Last Update: 10/10/2018




Activities for Children and Families:





Resources for Adults:


Talking to Your Kids:

  • Help Kids Cope App- National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) app designed to "help parents talk to their kids about the disasters they may face and know how best to support them throughout—whether sheltering-in-place at home, evacuating to a designated shelter, or helping your family heal after reuniting."


Additional Resources: