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Bartlett, S. (2008). After the tsunami in Cooks Nagar: The challenges of participatory rebuilding. Children, Youth and Environments, 18(1), 470-484.

Beck, J. (1998). 100 years of “Just Say No” versus “just say know”: Re-evaluating drug education goals for the coming century. Evaluation Review, 22(1), 15-45.

Bernardo, L. M., & Veenema, T. G. (2004). Pediatric emergency preparedness for mass gatherings and special events. Disaster Management Response, 2(4), 188-122.

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. (n.d.). Disasters and poverty: Natural disasters disproportionately affect the world’s poor. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2009). Coping with a traumatic event. Retrieved from http://emergency.cdc.gov/masscasualties/copingpub.asp

Corrarino, J. E., Walsh, P. J., & Nadel, E. (2001). Does teaching scald burn prevention to families of young children make a difference? A pilot study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 16, 256-262.

Federal Emergency Management Agency.  (1990). Definitions of terms (Instruction 5000.2).  Washington DC:  FEMA.

Fuhrmann, S. Stone, L. D., Casey, M. C., Curtis, M. D., Doyle, A. L., Earle, B. D., Jones, D. D., Rodriguez, P., & Schermerhorn, S. M. (2008). Teaching disaster preparedness in geographic education. Journal of Geography, 107(3), 112-120.

Lauten, A. (2002). Disaster preparedness and safe villages in Central Vietnam. In A. Jabry (Ed.), Children and disasters: After the cameras have gone (p. 34-40). London, England: Plan UK.

Loar, N., Wolmer, L., & Cohen, D. J. (2001). Mother’s functioning and children’s symptoms 5 years after a SCUD missile attack. American Journal of Psychiatry, 21, 383-390.

Markenson, D. & Redlener, I. (2004). Pediatric terrorism preparedness national guidelines and recommendations: Findings of an evidence-based consensus process. Biosecurity Bioterrorism, 2(4), 301-319.

National Advisory Committee on Children and Terrorism. (2004). Schools and terrorism: A supplement to the report of the National Advisory Committee on Children and Terrorism. Journal of School Health, 74(2):39-51.

Nager, A. L. (2009). Family reunification - Concepts and challenges. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine 10(3), 195-207. Retrieved from http://www.ny2aap.org/pdf/Disaster/195.pdf  (PDF, 13 pages)

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. (2006). National Center for Missing & Exploited Children reunited last missing child separated by Hurricane Katrina and Rita. Retrieved from http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/NewsEventServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US&PageId=2317

Norris, F. H., Friedman, M. J., Watson, P. J., Byrne, C. M., Diaz, E., & Kaniasty, K. (2002). 60,000 disaster victims speak: Part I. An empirical review of the empirical literature, 1981–2001. Psychiatry, 65(3), 207-239. Retrieved from http://www.frames.gov/documents/hdfss/norris_friedman_watson_bryne_etal_2002.pdf (PDF, 33 pages)

Peek, L. (2008). Children and disasters: Understanding vulnerability, developing capacities and promoting resilience – An introduction. Children, Youth and the Environment, 18(1), 1-29.

Penrose, A., & Takaki M. (2006) Children’s rights in emergencies and disasters. The Lancet, 367,  698-699. 

Pfefferbaum, B., Houston, B., North, C. S., & Regens, J. L. (2008). Youth’s reactions to disasters and the factors that influence their response. The Prevention Researcher, 15(3), 3-6.

Osofsky, H. J., Osofsky, J. D., Kronenberg, M., Brennan, A., & Cross Hansel, T. (2009). Posttraumatic stress symptoms in children after Hurricane Katrina: Predicting the need for mental health. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 79(2), 212-220.

Ready.gov (n.d.1). Make a plan. Retrieved from http://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan

Ready.gov (n.d.2). Build a kit. Retrieved from http://www.ready.gov/build-a-kit

Redlener, I., Grant, R., Abramson, D., & Johnson, D. (2008). The 2008 American preparedness project: why parents may not heed evacuation orders and what emergency planners, families and schools need to know. Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Retrieved from http://academiccommons.columbia.edu/catalog/ac:126155

Ronan, K. R. (2010). Promoting community resilience in disasters: The role for schools, youth, and families. Presentation at the National Summit on Youth Preparedness. 

Ronan, K. R., Crellin, K., Johnston, D. M., Finnis, K., Paton, D., & Becker, J. (2008). Promoting child and family resilience to disasters: Effects, intervention, and prevention effectiveness. Children, Youth and Environment, 18(1), 332-353.

Ronan, K. R., & Johnston, D. (June, 2001). Hazards education in schools: Current findings, future directions. Proceedings of the APEC Workshop on Dissemination of Disaster Mitigation Technologies for Humanistic Concerns (Phase I: Earthquake Disaster). Taipei, Taiwan: National Science and Technology Program for Hazards Mitigation (National Taiwan University). Retrieved from http://www.preventionweb.net/files/7998_RonanJohnstonAPEC.pdf (PDF, 7 pages)

Save the Children. (2008). Protecting children during U.S. emergencies: How safe are our schools and day-care centers when disasters strikes? Issue Brief, 4, 1-4. Retrieved from http://www.savethechildren.org/atf/cf/%7B9def2ebe-10ae-432c-9bd0-df91d2eba74a%7D/Disaster-Preps-Issue-Brief-Final-1.pdf (PDF, 4 pages)

Silverman, W. K., & La Greca, A. M. (2002). Children experiencing disasters: Definitions, reactions, and predictors of outcomes. In A. M. La Greca, W. K., Silverman, E. M. Vernberg, & M. C., Roberts (Eds.), Helping children cope with disasters and terrorism (pp. 11-33). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

U.S. Bureau of the Census. (2011). Income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States: 2010. Washington, D.C.: Author. Retrieved from http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/p60-239.pdf (PDF, 95 pages)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Individual and Community Preparedness Division. (n.d.) Youth preparedness: Implementing a community-based program. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/20130726-1832-25045-1471/youth_preparedness_implementing_a_community_basesd_program_v5_508.pdf (PDF, 78 pages)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. (2004). Helping children cope with disaster. Retrieved from http://www.fema.gov/pdf/library/children.pdf (PDF, 12 pages)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. (2009). Personal preparedness in America: Findings from the 2009 Citizen Corps National Survey. Retrieved from http://www.citizencorps.gov/downloads/pdf/ready/2009_Citizen_Corps_National_Survey_Findings.pdf (PDF, 91 pages)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Individual and Community Preparedness Division. (2010). Bringing youth preparedness education to the forefront: A literature review and recommendations. Citizen Corps, Summer 2010. Retrieved from http://www.citizencorps.gov/downloads/pdf/ready/citizen_prep_review_issue_6.pdf (PDF, 23 pages)

Wisner, B. (2006). Let our children teach us! A review of the role of education and knowledge in disaster risk reduction. A report by the ISDR System Thematic Cluster/Platform on Knowledge and Education. Bangalore, India: Books for Change. Retrieved from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001898/189852e.pdf (PDF, 147 pages)

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