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New: Public Health Matters Blog - Reuniting With Your Child


April 12, 2016
Hurricane Katrina led to the largest incident of missing children in US history. Many of these missing children were too young to accurately identify themselves. Parents of missing children were among thousands of people displaced in emergency shelters, some in different states, with limited access to communication channels. Learn more. CDC's crisis communicators are trained to speak to the public when the unthinkable happens to them, their families, and their communities. Crisis communicators use evidence-based communication strategies to deliver messages to help people stay safe and healthy during a disaster. Find out how crisis communication works and how it was used in the Ebola response. Learn more in our latest Public Health Matters blog post.
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