Education Issues After A Disaster
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Education issues after a disaster can include the need for emergency aid, the displacement of students, the disruption of the school schedule, and the potential for trauma from the disaster. Emergency aid can include food, water, and shelter for those affected by the disaster. Displaced students may need to find new schools, or may need assistance with transportation, enrollment, and other logistics. Schools may need to close temporarily, or may need to adjust their schedules, due to the disruption from the disaster.
Common Legal Issues After a Disaster
This resource covers housing, consumer, finance after a disaster, family and educational issues, disaster programs and benefits, employment and unemployment after a disaster, wills, estates and guardianships, and other public health emergency issues after a disaster.
Disaster Related Family and Education Issues
This covers issues that arise during or after a disaster within a family, like a divorce, guardianship, powers of attorney to take care of an adult, domestic violence, child custody including custody by mandate, and other issues.
Preparing For A Disaster
It is important to plan ahead for disasters. The more you prepare ahead for a disaster, the faster and easier it may be to recover. If you are experiencing the effects of a disaster, you may face different legal problems. This includes information for how to prepare in advance for a disaster and for disaster survivors. A disaster event requires immediate attention and quick remedial action. A disaster involves injury, loss of life, damage to property, or catastrophic interference with normal activities. This information includes how to prepare to deal with sudden, unexpected, or impending situations where a disaster may occur.