NOAA's National Weather Service
American Indian Health Commission for Washington State
Washington State Interoperability Executive Committee (SIEC)
Washington State Emergency Managers Association WA Region One Homeland Security Council
The Salvation Army
Manage flood-related distress by building resilienceThis tip sheet provides simple and effective ways to strengthen resilience and thereby manage flood-related stress.
SAMHSAâ€™s Tribal Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS) Installment
This DBHIS installment, posted to our website, focuses on working with and information for tribal organizations. It is organized into four categories: (1) Disaster Recovery for Tribal Organizations, (2) Traditional Healing in Disaster Behavioral Health Response, (3) Suicide Preparedness and Response Information, and (4) Cultural Competence When Working with Tribal Populations. You can access this DBHIS installment on our website at this link, http://www.samhsa.gov/dtac/dbhis/dbhis_tribal_intro.asp.
Tips for Survivors of a Traumatic Event: Managing Your Stress
This SAMHSA publication reviews the signs of stress following a traumatic experience as well as tips for how to relieve stress.
The flood is over. What do you do now?
This tip sheet for children explains normal flood-related stress reactions and how children can cope with their feelings.
What to do after the flood is over
This fact sheet provides tips to parents on how they can help children handle stress and fears after a flood.
Heritage Preservation: Emergency Preparedness and Response for Native American Cultural Resources
This inventory is a tool for anyone seeking information on emergency preparedness for tribal and other cultural property. Included are links to several websites that can assist you in recovering items that may have been damaged from the flood. It is a compilation of both native and non-native resources.
Be Red Cross ready: Returning home after a hurricane or flood
This fact sheet provides information on what to do upon returning home after a hurricane or flood.
Key facts about hurricane and flood recovery: Protect your health and safety after a hurricane or flood
This fact sheet provides tips on how to remain safe and healthy after a flood.
http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/pdf/recovery.pdf [PDF - 86.3 Kb]
What is Trauma? A Guide for Parents
This pamphlet describes common trauma and disaster reactions for children based on age group. It has been adapted to be appropriate for tribal communities.
Dealing with the Effects of Trauma: A Self-Help Guide
This document is a self-help guide that contains information, ideas, and strategies that people from all over the country have found to be helpful in relieving and preventing troubling feelings and symptoms. The information in this booklet can be used safely along with other health care treatments.
Trauma in American Indian Communities
This document reviews PTSD in American Indian communities.
Meeting the Mental Health Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives
This report from the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) provides a synopsis of mental health needs, relevant cultural characteristics and traditions, perceptions about mental illness, and preferences for services and supports among American Indian and Alaska Natives. It also describes several mental health programs that have successfully tailored their services to meet the needs of diverse consumers and contains a comprehensive resource section with recommended readings and organizational resources.
Ready Indian Country
The goal of Ready Indian Country is to collaborate with tribal governments to build emergency management capability and partnerships to ensure continued survival of Tribal nations and communities. This site offers brochures, posters, and radio public service announcements to help individuals, families, and communities. They are customized by region to reflect the diverse local conditions and cultures found in Alaska and Indian Country. Click here for materials created for Tribes in the Northern Plains.