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Disasters can leave children feeling frightened, confused, and insecure. Whether a child has personally experienced trauma or seen the event on television, it’s important for parents to be informed and ready to help ease their child’s stress.
According to the Ready Campaign, children may respond to disaster by demonstrating fears, sadness, or behavioral problems. These reactions may vary depending on the child’s age.
Children’s reactions are often influenced by the behavior, thoughts, and feelings of adults. Parents can help meet their child’s emotional needs by:
- Encouraging him or her to share thoughts and feelings about the incident;
- Clarifying misunderstandings about risk and danger by listening to their child’s concerns and answering questions;
- Maintaining a sense of calm by validating their child’s concerns and perceptions with discussion of concrete plans for safety; and
- Monitoring or limiting exposure to the media.
For more information about helping children cope with disaster, www.ready.gov/coping-with-disaster.
This is where you can come to find the latest information on Amateur Radio (also known as "Ham Radio") related activities and events in El Paso, Texas and the surrounding area.
All Ham Radio clubs and organizations in the area are welcome (and encouraged) to provide information to this site and keep it up to date.
New information is continually being added, so check back regularly.
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El Paso Ham Radio phone line – (915) 239-5128
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