Research Counts

Children and Disasters Special Collection

Further Readings

Koball, H., & Jiang, Y. (2018). Basic Facts about Low-Income Children: Children under 9 Years, 2016. New York: National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Lai, B. S., La Greca, A. M., Auslander, B. A., & Short, M. B. (2013). Children's symptoms of posttraumatic stress and depression after a natural disaster: Comorbidity and risk factors. Journal of Affective Disorders, 146(1), 71-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2012.08.041
Peek, L., Abramson, D. M., Cox, R. S., Fothergill, A., & Tobin, J. (2018). Children and disasters. In Handbook of Disaster Research (pp. 243-262). Cham: Springer.
Robinson, S. P. (2007). The Children Hurricane Katrina Left Behind: Schooling Context, Professional Preparation, and Community Politics. Peter Lang.
Thomas, D. S., Phillips, B. D., Lovekamp, W. E., & Fothergill, A. (Eds.). (2013). Social Vulnerability to Disasters. CRC Press.
World Health Organization. (2006). Principles for evaluating health risks in children associated with exposure to chemicals. Environmental Health Criteria, 237. http://www.who.int/ipcs/publications/ehc/ehc237.pdf
Lai, B. S., Lewis, R., Livings, M. S., La Greca, A. M., & Esnard, A. M. (2017). Posttraumatic stress symptom trajectories among children after disaster exposure: A review. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 30(6), 571-582. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22242
North, C. S., Mendoza, S., Simic, Z., & Pfefferbaum, B. (2018). Parent-reported behavioral and emotional responses of children to disaster and parental psychopathology. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 23(4), 303-316. https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2018.1443710
Figure 1 sourced from:

Ager, A., & Strang, A. (2008). Understanding integration: A conceptual framework. Journal of Refugee Studies, 21(2), 166-191. https://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/fen016 (Reprinted by permission of Oxford University Press, Ref: 501470981)

Figure 2 sourced from:

Gibbs, L., Snowdon, E., Block, K., Gallagher, H. C., MacDougall, C., Ireton, G., ... & Waters, E. (2014). Where do we start? A proposed post-disaster intervention framework for children and young people. Pastoral Care in Education, 32(1), 68-87. https://doi.org/10.1080/02643944.2014.881908 (Reprinted by permission of Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group, www.tandofline.com on behalf on NAPCE)

Alastair, A., & Strang, A. (2008). Understanding integration: A conceptual framework. Journal of Refugee Studies, 21(2), 166–191. https://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/fen016
Gibbs, L., Nursey, J., Cook, J., Ireton, G., Alkemade, N., Roberts, M., ... & Forbes, D. (2019). Delayed disaster impacts on academic performance of primary school children. Child Development. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13200
Gibbs, L., Snowdon, E., Block, K., Gallagher, H. C., MacDougall, C., Ireton, G., ... & Waters, E. (2014). Where do we start? A proposed post-disaster intervention framework for children and young people. Pastoral Care in Education, 32(1), 68-87. https://doi.org/10.1080/02643944.2014.881908
Peek, L. (2008). Children and disasters: Understanding vulnerability, developing capacities, and promoting resilience – An introduction. Children, Youth and Environments 18(1), 1-29.
Ungar, M. (2013). Resilience, trauma, context, and culture. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 14(3), 255-266. https://doi.org/10.1177/1524838013487805.
DeYoung, S. E., Chase, J., Branco, M. P., & Park, B. (2018). The effect of mass evacuation on infant feeding: the case of the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 22(12), 1826-1833. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-018-2585-z
Goldmann, E., & Galea, S. (2014). Mental health consequences of disasters. Annual Review of Public Health, 35, 169-183. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-publhealth-032013-182435
Alastair, A., & Strang, A. (2008). Understanding integration: A conceptual framework. Journal of Refugee Studies, 21(2), 166–191. https://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/fen016
O'hara, M. W., & Swain, A. M. (1996). Rates and risk of postpartum depression—a meta-analysis. International Review of Psychiatry, 8(1), 37-54. https://doi.org/10.3109/09540269609037816
Bagwell, H. B., Liggin, R., Thompson, T., Lyle, K., Anthony, A., Baltz, M., ... & Kuo, D. Z. (2016). Disaster preparedness in families with children with special health care needs. Clinical Pediatrics, 55(11), 1036-1043. https://doi.org/10.1177/0009922816665087
Hipper, T. J., Davis, R., Massey, P. M., Turchi, R. M., Lubell, K. M., Pechta, L. E., ... & Chernak, E. (2018). The disaster information needs of families of children with special healthcare needs: A scoping review. Health Security, 16(3), 178-192. https://doi.org/10.1089/hs.2018.0007
Kelman, I., & Stough, L. (2015). Disability and disaster: Explorations and exchanges. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan. https:/doi.org/10.1057/9781137486004
McAdams Ducy, E., & Stough, L. M. (2011). Exploring the support role of special education teachers after Hurricane Ike: Children with significant disabilities. Journal of Family Issues, 32, 1325-1345. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0192513X11412494
Peek, L., & Stough, L. M. (2010). Children with disabilities in the context of disaster: A social vulnerability perspective. Child Development 81(4): 1260-1270. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01466.x
Stough, L. M., Ducy, E. M., & Kang, D. (2017). Addressing the needs of children with disabilities experiencing disaster or terrorism. Current Psychiatry Reports, 19(4), 24. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11920-017-0776-8
Stough L. M., Kelman I. (2018) People with disabilities and disasters. In Rodríguez H., Donner W., Trainor J. (eds) Handbook of Disaster Research. Cham: Springer.
Stough, L. M., Sharp, A. N., Resch, J. A., Decker, C., & Wilker, N. (2016). Barriers to the long‐term recovery of individuals with disabilities following a disaster. Disasters, 40(3), 387-410. https://doi.org/10.1111/disa.12161
Abramson, D. M., Park, Y. S., Stehling-Ariza, T., & Redlener, I. (2010). Children as bellwethers of recovery: Dysfunctional systems and the effects of parents, households, and neighborhoods on serious emotional disturbance in children after Hurricane Katrina. Disaster Med Public Health Prep, 4(1), S17-27. https://doi.org/10.1001/dmp.2010.7
Abramson, D. M., Peek, L. A., Redlener, I. E., Beedasy, J., Aguilar, T., … & May, R. (2013). Children’s Health After the Oil Spill: A Four-state Study Findings From The Gulf Coast Population Impact (Gcpi) Project. New York, NY: National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University. https://doi.org/10.7916/D8WQ0C4P
Bronfenbrenner, U. (1986). Ecology of the family as a context for human development: Research perspectives. Developmental Psychology, 22(6), 723-742.
Institute of Medicine. (2014). Preparedness, response, and recovery considerations for children and families: Workshop summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/18550
Norris, F. H., Stevens, S. P., Pfefferbaum, B., Wyche, K. F., & Pfefferbaum, R. L. (2008). Community resilience as a metaphor, theory, set of capacities, and strategy for disaster readiness. American Journal of Community Psychology, 41(1-2), 127-150. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-007-9156-6
Council on School Health. (2008). Disaster planning for schools. Pediatrics, 122(4), 895-901. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2008-2170
Education Commission of the States. (2010). Compulsory School Age Requirements. ECS StateNotes: Attendance. Updated June 2010. Denver, CO: Education Commission of the States. https://www.ncsl.org/documents/educ/ECSCompulsoryAge.pdf
FEMA. (2017). Safer, Stronger, Smarter: A Guide to Improving School Natural Hazard Safety. FEMA P-1000. FEMA. https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/132592
Fothergill, A., & Peek, L. (2015). Children of Katrina. University of Texas Press.
Lai, B. S., Esnard, A. M., Lowe, S. R., & Peek, L. (2016). Schools and disasters: Safety and mental health assessment and interventions for children. Current Psychiatry Reports, 18(12), 109. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11920-016-0743-9
Peek, L. (2008). Children and disasters: Understanding vulnerability, developing capacities, and promoting resilience – An introduction. Children, Youth and Environments 18(1), 1-29. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7721/chilyoutenvi.18.1.0001
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Safe and Healthy Students. (2013). Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans. Washington, DC. https://rems.ed.gov/docs/rems_k-12_guide_508.pdf
U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (2018). Presidential Policy Directive / PPD-8: National Preparedness. Washington, DC.: Department of Homeland Security. https://www.dhs.gov/presidential-policy-directive-8-national-preparedness
Lamb, J., Gross, S., & Lewis, M. (2013). The Hurricane Katrina Effect on Mathematics Achievement in Mississippi. School Science and Mathematics, 113(2), 80-93. https://doi.org/10.1111/ssm.12003
Neria, Y., Nandi, A., & Galea, S. (2008). Post-traumatic stress disorder following disasters: a systematic review. Psychological medicine, 38(4), 467-480. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291707001353
Pane, J. F., McCaffrey, D. F., Kalra, N., & Zhou, A. J. (2008). Effects of student displacement in Louisiana during the first academic year after the hurricanes of 2005. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 13(2-3), 168-211. https://doi.org/10.1080/10824660802350169
Lai, B. S., Esnard, A. M., Lowe, S. R., & Peek, L. (2016). Schools and disasters: Safety and mental health assessment and interventions for children. Current Psychiatry Reports, 18(12), 109. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11920-016-0743-9
DeYoung, S. (2017). Infant feeding in emergencies: How to support families during evacuation and sheltering. Research Counts 1(12). Boulder, CO: Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado Boulder. https://hazards.colorado.edu/news/research-counts/infant-feeding-in-emergencies-how-to-support-families-during-evacuation-and-sheltering
Stough, L. M., & Ducy, E. M., (2019). Evacuating under fire: Children with special healthcare needs in disaster. Research Counts, Special Collection on Children and Disasters. 3(SC5). https://hazards.colorado.edu/news/research-counts/evacuating-under-fire-considering-children-with-special-healthcare-needs-in-disaster
Fothergill, A., & Peek, L. (2015). Children of Katrina. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.
Fothergill, A., & Peek, L. (2017). Kids, creativity, and katrina. Contexts, 16(2), 65-67. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1536504217714263
Lai, B., & Esnard, A.M. (2017). Children, distress, and disaster: How adults can help. Research Counts, 1(4). Boulder, CO: Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado Boulder. https://hazards.colorado.edu/news/research-counts/children-distress-and-disaster-how-adults-can-help
Pfefferbaum, B., & North, C. S. (2019). How parent mental health can affect children after disaster. Research Counts, Special Collection on Children and Disasters. 3(SC3). https://hazards.colorado.edu/news/research-counts/special-collection/how-parent-mental-health-can-affect-children-after-disaster
Tobin, J. (2019). Educational continuity: The role of schools in protecting, educating, and facilitating disaster recovery. Research Counts, Special Collection on Children and Disasters. 3(SC7). https://hazards.colorado.edu/news/research-counts/special-collection/how-parent-mental-health-can-affect-children-after-disaster
Becker‐Blease, K. A., Turner, H. A., & Finkelhor, D. (2010). Disasters, victimization, and children’s mental health. Child Development, 81(4), 1040-1052. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01453.x
Fothergill, A., & Peek, L. (2015). Children of Katrina. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.
Jieling, C., & Xinchun, W. (2017). Post‐traumatic stress symptoms and post‐traumatic growth among children and adolescents following an earthquake: A latent profile analysis. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 22(1), 23-29. https://doi.org/10.1111/camh.12175
La Greca, A. M., Lai, B. S., Llabre, M. M., Silverman, W. K., Vernberg, E. M., & Prinstein, M. J. (2013). Children’s postdisaster trajectories of PTS symptoms: Predicting chronic distress. In Child & Youth Care Forum, 42(4), 351-369. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10566-013-9206-1
Self-Brown, S., Lai, B. S., Thompson, J. E., McGill, T., & Kelley, M. L. (2013). Posttraumatic stress disorder symptom trajectories in Hurricane Katrina affected youth. Journal of Affective Disorders, 147(1-3), 198-204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2012.11.002
Gaillard, J. C., & Pangilinan, M. L. C. J. D. (2010). Participatory mapping for raising disaster risk awareness among the youth. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 18(3), 175-179. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-5973.2010.00614.x
Mort, M., Walker, M., Williams, A. L., Bingley, A., & Howells, V. (2016). Final project report for Children, young people and flooding: Recovery and resilience. Lancaster, UK: Lancaster University.
Peek, L. (2008). Children and disasters: Understanding vulnerability, developing capacities, and promoting resilience — An introduction. Children, Youth and Environments, 18(1), 1-29. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7721/chilyoutenvi.18.1.0001
Towers, B., Perillo, S., & Ronan, K. (2018). Evaluation of Survive and Thrive: Final Report to the Country Fire Authority. Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.
Gilbert, B. R. (2013). Through the eyes of youth: Sensemaking and coping following the 2010 BP Oil Spill. Sociology Graduate Theses & Dissertations, 26, 1-193. https://scholar.colorado.edu/socy_gradetds/26?utm_source=scholar.colorado.edu%2Fsocy_gradetds%2F26&utm_medium=PDF&utm_campaign=PDFCoverPages
Gill, D. A., & Picou, S. (1998). Technological disaster and chronic community stress. Society and Natural Resources, 11(8), 795-815. http://doi.org/10.1080/08941929809381119
Pfefferbaum, B., Pfefferbaum, R. L., & Van Horn, R. L. (2018). Involving children in disaster risk reduction: The importance of participation. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 9(sup2), 1425577. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2018.1425577
Galea, S., Nandi, A., & Vlahov, D. (2005). The epidemiology of post-traumatic stress disorder after disasters. Epidemiologic Reviews, 27(1), 78-91. https://doi.org/10.1093/epirev/mxi003
Lamb, J., Gross, S., & Lewis, M. (2013). The Hurricane Katrina effect on mathematics achievement in Mississippi. School Science and Mathematics. 113(2), 80-93. https://doi.org/10.1111/ssm.12003
Neria, Y., Nandi, A., & Galea, S. (2008). Post-traumatic stress disorder following disasters: A systematic review. Psychological Medicine, 38(4), 467-480. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291707001353
Pane, J.F., McCaffrey, D.F., Kalra, N., & Zhou, A.J. (2008). Effects of student displacement in Louisiana during the first academic year after the hurricanes of 2005. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 13(2-3),168-211. https://doi.org/10.1080/10824660802350169
Mort M., Walker M., Lloyd Williams A., & Bingley A. (2018). Displacement: Critical insights from flood affected children. Health and Place, 52, 148-154. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.05.006
Mort, M., Walker, M., Lloyd Williams A., & Bingley, A. (2017). From victims to actors: The role of children and young people in flood recovery and resilience. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space,, 36(3), 423-442. https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654417717987
Lloyd Williams, A., Bingley, A., Walker, M., Mort, M. & Howells, V. (2017). “That’s where I first saw the water…”: Mobilizing children’s voices in UK flood risk management. Transfers, 7(3), 76-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.3167/TRANS.2017.070307