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After A Disaster
Aftera Disaster - Lesson Plan for youth Educators sometimes feel unprepared when new students arrive as a result of disaster they experience, and current students sometimes have difficulty feeling empathy for the new transfer students. This lesson plan can be used with groups of youth in junior high and high school who need guidance in dealing with a change in their social environment, i.e., their school, following a disaster or even after positive changes in their life situation.

Back to School is not the end of Hurricane Season
Unfortunately, hurricane season does not end with the busy start of school each fall. There are LSU Ag Center on-line resources available to aid you in planning and preparing your family.

Beware of Frauds and Scams
Disasters often bring an influx of con artists. Consider these tips to protect yourself and your money.

Hurricane Hardships Linger Into Holidays
Hurricane season is over, but the hardships from it are lingering into the holidays. Many Louisiana residents endured financial hardships this year, and LSU AgCenter family economist Dr. Jeanette Tucker says holiday budgets may be tight for many.

Disaster Unemployment Available To Storm Victims
Individuals who lost work due to recent hurricanes may qualify for disaster unemployment assistance, according to LSU AgCenter family economist Dr. Jeanette Tucker.
Follow Recommended Steps To File Insurance Claims After Hurricanes
As hurricane evacuees are allowed to return to their homes, LSU AgCenter family economics professor Dr. Ann Berry makes several recommendations for filing insurance claims.
Tenants Have Many Rights After A Disaster
If you rent or lease an apartment, house or business building and the structure is damaged in a natural disaster, read your lease carefully to determine what you need to do regarding damages, terminating the lease, securing temporary housing and other matters, advises LSU AgCenter family economics professor Dr. Ann Berry.
Disaster Recovery: Managing on a Suddenly Reduced Income
Disaster Recovery Managing on a Suddenly Reduced Income
Louisiana families impacted by disaster often experience a sudden reduction in income that can be financially and emotionally traumatic. Reduce this hardship by taking positive action.
Strategies for Coping with Job Loss
unemployed worker
It is important to keep a variety of factors in mind as you attempt to cope with job loss. This document provides tips and strategies for coping.