Navigation Links
Save the Children to Help Youngsters Impacted by California Wildfires
Date:10/23/2007

Special Feature: Tips for Parents on How to Help Children Cope

WESTPORT, Conn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Children, a humanitarian agency that responds to disasters and works to improve the lives of children around the world, is deploying a team of crisis experts to assist children and families affected by the devastating wildfires in Southern California.

The team, which will be posted to San Diego, will provide assistance to children and families evacuated from their homes.

"We know from experience that the needs of children are rarely a priority in emergency situations," said Mark K. Shriver, Save the Children's vice president for U.S. programs. "When children are displaced from their homes and schools and their routines are disrupted, they suffer in unique ways, and sometimes they lose faith in grown-ups' ability to protect them."

Save the Children, which has responded to nearly 20 emergencies around the world over the last year, works with the American Red Cross and other national disaster response organizations in the United States to ensure that the particular needs of children are addressed during a disaster. The agency has already trained 60 Red Cross staff members and shelter volunteers in California to set up and run its trademark program "Safe Spaces" for children in evacuation centers. The agency also has provided the Red Cross with 20 safe play kits for use in shelters.

The Save the Children experts traveling to California -- several of whom worked in the Gulf after Hurricane Katrina -- will support this effort, assess the damage and identify other needs of children impacted by the wildfires.

In addition, Save the Children and Mississippi State University's Early Childhood Institute will monitor the status of child-care facilities in the region affected. The agency will reach out to these facilities and local schools to offer assistance in the effort to get children back into school and ch
'/>"/>

SOURCE Save the Children
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli
2. Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
3. General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
4. Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children
5. Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children
6. Cut down TV and video games and you have less aggressive children.
7. Children suffer the most when parents divorce
8. Half of worlds children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO
9. Antibiotic induces liver damage in children with E.COLI infections.
10. Analgesic abuse - cause for chronic headache in children
11. Cats to protect children from asthma
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 Operators and ... billion in fuel costs now that model ... current GHG standards are phasing in ... upon themselves to install new features into ... reduction technologies , 2.    Efficient driveline components which ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 Ticket Down is ... Concord Pavilion . When it comes to the summer concert ... The 37-year-old Georgia native is one of the biggest names in ... business. Bryan is currently out on his “That’s My Kind of ... stops the tour will be making through the rest of the ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Global enterprises ... services to outsource day-to-day management activities. Managed services offer ... additional expenses. The economic slowdown resulted into rising operational ... and expenses is considered to be the global market ... future. , The global managed services market is estimated ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... The Miriam Hospital have found that people with ... rates of smoking than those without mobility impairments. ... to attempt quitting than those without mobility impairments, ... for this population. The study and its findings ... the American Journal of Public Health . ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Delaying surgery to repair damage to ... the middle of the knee -- could increase a young ... the medical records of 130 patients, aged 8 to 16, ... surgery less than six weeks after their injury, 37 had ... surgery more than three months after their injury. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LeaseQ Agrees the Latest Round of Greenhouse Gas Rules Could Increase the Cost of Truck Acquisition and Maintenance 2Health News:LeaseQ Agrees the Latest Round of Greenhouse Gas Rules Could Increase the Cost of Truck Acquisition and Maintenance 3Health News:Luke Bryan Ticket Prices Slashed at Concord Pavilion 2Health News:Luke Bryan Ticket Prices Slashed at Concord Pavilion 3Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Miriam Hospital study examines smoking prevalence 2Health News:Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds 2
... ... tests green product performance on real-world soils. , ... Lowell, MA (PRWEB) April 22, 2010 -- The ... Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) TURI Lab as a High Performance Cleaning Product (HPCP) under ...
... The New Mexico ... ... Tamaya Mist Spa & Salon at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa has recently ... the nation,s leading travel magazines. The New Mexico spa resort was ranked as the ...
... Major ... cannabis , ... April 22, 2010 -- MarijuanaDoctors.com, the nation’s leading online medical marijuana evaluations company, and ... forces to help patients across the country find quality medical marijuana doctors ...
... ... coverage – just the beginning. , ... Waterloo, IA (Vocus) April 21, 2010 -- VGM ... including: Home Medical Equipment, Durable Medical Equipment, Orthotic, Prosthetic, Medical Device Manufacturers, Medical ...
... According to a study conducted at Thomas Jefferson ... a cost-effective alternative to invasive cardiac catheterization in the ... but a less than 50 percent chance of actually ... will be published in the May issue of the ...
... before the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory ... treatment of localized prostate cancer. MEDCAC provides advice ... Medicaid Services for what is covered by Medicare ... focused on the risks, benefits and outcomes of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:IEHA and UMass Lowell Recognize Activeion as a High Performance Cleaning Product 2Health News:IEHA and UMass Lowell Recognize Activeion as a High Performance Cleaning Product 3Health News:Leading New Mexico Resort Spa At Hyatt Regency Tamaya Ranked Among The Country's Best By Conde Nast Traveler 2Health News:Leading New Mexico Resort Spa At Hyatt Regency Tamaya Ranked Among The Country's Best By Conde Nast Traveler 3Health News:MarijuanaDoctors.com and PotLocator.com Form Alliance, Expand Medical Marijuana iPhone App 2Health News:MarijuanaDoctors.com and PotLocator.com Form Alliance, Expand Medical Marijuana iPhone App 3Health News:Coronary CTA a cost-effective alternative to cardiac catheterization for the evaluation of CAD 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... ALBANY, New York , July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... published by Transparency Market Research "Endoscopy Devices Market (Endoscopes, ... Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019" the ... billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at ... reach an estimated value of USD 36.9 billion in ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 ... to Safety & Health Expo 2014 were ... move to London , ... attending exhibition.          ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-a )      (Photo: ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , 11. Juli 2014  Dilon ... für die molekulare Bildgebung, einschließlich molekularer ... die CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator ® ... Dilon das Produkt jetzt europaweit vertreiben. ... Großteil der europäischen Länder ausgedehnt und ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 4Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 5Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 6UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 2UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 3UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 4Dilon erhält CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator-Gamma-Sondensystem 2
... offers the comfort of a surgical microscope ... The microscope offers brilliant resolution, large depth ... color reproduction. A separate prism for optimum ... with a special jalousie diaphragm. It offers ...
... surgical magnifying loupes are quality surgical ... which provide the healthcare professional a ... depth of field. Each set of ... fully lined wooden box and includes ...
... field-of-view enables high-quality full-coverage body imaging. New ... architecture. New powerful Quasar Dual gradients designed ... to 80 mT/m SR 200. New ... exploit the power of 3.0T in a ...
GE's Signa Contour/i system uses the latest innovations from around the world to bring new standards in quality and value to MRI....
Medicine Products: