Children In Disasters Real Stories: Community Support

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“Support Systems: Cenaida’s Story”

When extreme heat and high winds caused a power outage in their southwest desert hometown, Inga and her granddaughter, Cenaida, who has a seizure disorder (sometimes referred to as epilepsy), were worried.

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“Community Support: Maddie’s Story”

In one southern town, April combined her own planning with local community resources to prepare her family for Hurricane Isaac.