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    Teens in a Toxic Environment

    Lessons from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    Even in the face of the largest marine oil spill in history, though, the perspectives of youth were commonly overlooked as adults tried to protect young people and address their own concerns about the economic, health, and environmental impacts of the disaster.

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    New School

    A Modern Approach to Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Education for Children

    Children today are growing up in a world of ever-increasing disaster risks. Climate change, population growth, rapid urbanization, and growing social and economic inequality are all exposing greater numbers of people to damage and loss, and children are among the most vulnerable.

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    Lessons Learned? Helping Students and School Personnel Recover from Disaster

    The primary mission of schools is to educate children—and this includes the obligation to instruct students before, during, and after a disaster. In the wake of a storm, schools must balance the need to educate students with the ability to provide them with recovery support.

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NHC Articles

Teens in a Toxic Environment - 07/15/2019

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Teens in a Toxic Environment

Even in the face of the largest marine oil spill in history, though, the perspectives of youth were commonly overlooked as adults tried to protect young people and address their own concerns about the economic, health, and environmental impacts of the disaster.

Read More...

New School - 07/08/2019

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New School

Children today are growing up in a world of ever-increasing disaster risks. Climate change, population growth, rapid urbanization, and growing social and economic inequality are all exposing greater numbers of people to damage and loss, and children are among the most vulnerable.

Read More...

Lessons Learned? Helping Students and School Personnel Recover from Disaster - 07/01/2019

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Lessons Learned? Helping Students and School Personnel Recover from Disaster

The primary mission of schools is to educate children—and this includes the obligation to instruct students before, during, and after a disaster. In the wake of a storm, schools must balance the need to educate students with the ability to provide them with recovery support.

Read More...