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Before and After Steps and Resources for Disasters

It’s crucial to understand the steps to take before and after a natural or man-made disaster strikes. Being prepared and taking a few crucial steps will help you and your family stay safe.

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Recognizing the Signs of Stress in Children After a Disaster

Even the most well-adjusted children may experience stress following a disaster or traumatic event. It’s important to understand how to recognize and address signs of stress so you can help your children cope with their feelings.

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Emergency Family Assistance

Find out about emergency family assistance so you know where to go to find support and resources if disaster strikes.

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Rebuilding Community: Army Personnel Accountability System for Disasters

In today's world of frequent natural or man-made disasters, it is essential to have a plan of action for reducing the impact of such events on Army personnel and their families. The Army Disaster Personnel Accountability and Assessment System, or. …
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Returning to Work After You Serve

Your experiences in service as a National Guard member may change you in ways you might not recognize until you are back in your workplace environment. With awareness and preparation, you can ease your way back into the workplace.

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On Your Side: Military Financial Support

Service members and families have access to resources to save money, manage expenses and protect your finances. Learn about military pay, benefits and more.

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American Red Cross Support for Military Families

The American Red Cross offers important support to service members, veterans and their families. You’ll find the Red Cross in hometowns across America, on military installations around the world and deployed with the armed forces to Afghanistan, Kuwait and Djibouti.

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Keep a Sharp Eye Out for Identity Theft and Scams

Millions of people each year fall victim to identity theft or military scams of some kind. If you fall prey, it can cost you money, time and lots of stress. It happens when you let your guard down. Safeguard your Social Security number, military ID and other sensitive data. See how.

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Renters Insurance: Do I Really Need It?

Mastering your move and finding a good place for your family to live can take a lot of time and energy, so it’s not surprising that something like renters insurance could be overlooked. However, it’s a small cost that can save you big money if something happens to your personal belongings.

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Military OneSource Live Chat

Technology is on your side when it comes to getting the information you need. Instead of spending hours online researching articles, check out the live chat feature on the Military OneSource website. You type in your question and receive a quick response with the information you need. Live chat makes the existing Military OneSource services even easier to access.

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Recognizing the Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

People who live through a traumatic event sometimes suffer its effects long after the real danger has passed. This is called post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

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How to Prepare for Disasters

In this podcast, learn how to prepare and plan for a disaster and the importance of having a disaster kit and checklist of things to do. You will also learn the importance of personnel accountability.
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Becoming a New Father While You’re Deployed

Don’t let the stress of deployment spoil the bliss you feel as an expectant father. Even if you won’t be there for the delivery, you can still experience the joys of new fatherhood.

Emergency Contacts for Disasters and Evacuations

For disaster and evacuation emergency contacts, please select your component below and self-account. For a quick, visual guide on how to account for yourself and others during natural and man-made disasters, download our. …
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A Children’s Guide to Coping With Disasters

Learn more about different types of disasters and how they impact children. Get tips for how you can help children cope and process feelings after a disaster.
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Home Disaster Planning – The Essentials

By investing time now in preparation, you can have peace of mind if a natural disaster touches your family in the future.