Family Reunification After Disaster Have We Made Any Progress
Chung, S. (2020). Family Reunification After Disaster: Have We Made Any Progress? Children’s National.
The speaker discusses lessons learned with reunifying families during disasters and mass violence incidents, from Hurricane Katrina and ice storms in Atlanta to the Boston Marathon Bombing. She also highlights developmental and mental health risks to children separated from their families during disasters, communication with families, considerations for federal officials, reunification using DNA, and the importance of establishing reunification systems before a disaster happens.