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Coping With Natural Disaster

'We Should Live' -- Surviving After Catastrophic Death

Allen Frances | Posted 12.08.2015 | Science
Allen Frances

I will never forget the visit to the brave little town of Onagawacho and it's wonderful public health nurse, Ms Sato.

Psychological First Aid: Mental Health Care After Hurricane Sandy

Craig L. Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Craig L. Katz, M.D.

On a recent Friday, a psychiatrist and a team of medical students traveled to the Far Rockaways in Queens to provide mental health assistance to survivors of Hurricane Sandy. Their work did not involve psychotherapy or diagnoses, but rather tending to the immediate needs of survivors.

Mental Health and Hurricane Sandy: What Can We Expect, What Can We Do?

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Perhaps the greatest lesson we have learned from natural and human-made disasters is how resilient most people can be. But one should not go it alone in the face of disaster, whether an individual, community, city or nation.

Jaweed Kaleem

Christian Chaplains Bring Disaster Relief -- And Bibles -- After Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.30.2012 | Religion

Listening to news reports Tuesday about the widespread destruction from Hurricane Sandy, Scott Holmquist first reacted with shock at the disaster that...

Jaweed Kaleem

Is God To Blame? Clergy Reflect On Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.31.2012 | Religion

NEW YORK -- When a partially-collapsed construction crane began teetering from a Manhattan high-rise a block from the home he shares with fellow Jesu...

Praying About Hurricane Sandy: Write Your Own Reflection, Prayer Or Intention

Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion

Below is a slideshow of prayers written by the HuffPost Religion community. Prayers during times of crisis reveal what we believe, what we hop...

Do Nautral Disasters Shake Up Your Faith? Readers Provide Passionate Answers

Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion

Storms shake up the physical world but not our spiritual world. That was the response that HuffPost Religion received when we asked our readers if the...