Category: Effects of natural disasters

  • Long Term Effects of a Disaster

    Long Term Effects of a Disaster

    The long term effects of a natural disaster can range from coping with the loss of loved ones to dealing with emotional trauma such as depression and PTSD. Studies have shown an increase in stress, mental illness and increased suicide risk among individuals who have lived through a natural disaster. Particularly for children, traumatic events […]

  • When Disaster Strikes

    When Disaster Strikes

    Devastation, Shock, Displacement In the wake of a natural disaster, the idea of life ever getting back to normal can seem impossible. People have lost their homes, businesses, loved ones and sometimes even an entire way of life. Recovery often doesn’t occur as quickly as we think it should and getting back into a regular […]