AAP Statement on Hurricane Harvey.
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Published: August 29, 2017
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove, IL 60007-1098
This statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) addresses the impact of Hurricane Harvey on children and emphasizes the need for families to remain together during rescue and recovery efforts so that children will be surrounded by loving nurturing adults, including immigrant families. Links for resources for pediatricians and parents are provided.
DISASTER RESPONSE; CRISIS INTERVENTION; PEDIATRICIANS; PEDIATRICIANS ROLE; PEDIATRICS; PHYSICIANS ROLE; EMERGENCY SHELTER; PARENTING; CHILD SAFETY; POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER; MENTAL HEALTH; family preservation; children of immigrants