Stress and the Family of the Disaster Responder

Hurricane Matthew pet preparednessIn this episode of the Disaster Podcast, we bring on Dr. Joe Holley and his Wife Kimberly Holley to talk about dealing with the stress of a deployment for the family of a disaster responder. We also talk about helping family members deal with the aftermath of disaster responses and how families of responders can work together to stay informed and provide support.

Kimberly mentioned the USAR Foundation she is active in supporting. Check out the link for more information on this important organization.

Also on the show this week are co-hosts Sam Bradley, and Jamie Davis, along with dispatcher and disaster weather expert, Kyle Nelson.

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