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'DOD Live' Compiles Resources for People Affected by Disasters

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-- Tips from Military OneSource on helping children cope with natural disasters;

-- How to administer psychological first aid after a disaster or traumatic event;

-- The PFA Mobile app, containing material adapted from the Psychological First Aid Operations Guide for responders who provide psychological first aid to adults, families and children;

-- The Red Cross database that for people to list themselves as "safe and well" or for loved ones to find people missing after a disaster; and

-- A Veterans Affairs Department list of resources for people needing help with post-traumatic stress.

The blog post also includes links to the Air Force Aid Society, Army Emergency Relief, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance for service members who need financial assistance.

*Related Sites:*

Disaster Relief: Oklahoma Tornadoes [ http://www.defense.gov/home/features/2013/0513_oktornadoes/ ]

'DOD Live' Oklahoma Assistance Resources Blog Post  [ http://www.dodlive.mil/index.php/2013/05/oklahoma-assistance-resources/ ]

'DOD Live' [ http://www.dodlive.mil/ ]

Military OneSource [ http://www.militaryonesource.mil/ ]

Resources for People Affected by the Oklahoma Tornado [ http://www.dodlive.mil/index.php/2013/05/oklahoma-assistance-resources/ ]

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Oklahoma National Guard Responds in Tornado Relief Effort [ http://www.defense.gov/News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=120092 ]