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Pastors and Disasters Toolkit (French)

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017

This toolkit helps church and community leaders with planning ahead and taking steps to lessen the impact of potential disasters, particularly in places where people already face poverty and may lose the few resources or safety nets they have. Disaster resilience includes preparedness, mitigation and response.

Asset-based Responses to Disasters (Venn-diagram)

Friday, Oct 16, 2020

During disaster preparedness workshops, give this venn-diagram worksheet to participants as you work together to identify recovery organizations, needs of the community, faith groups in the community and networks within The Episcopal Church.

Disaster Venn Diagram

Friday, Oct 16, 2020

During disaster preparedness workshops, give this venn-diagram worksheet to participants as you work together to identify recovery organizations, needs of the community, faith groups in the community and networks within The Episcopal Church.

Maintaining Resilience During Uncertain Times

Tuesday, Jun 09, 2020

Maintaining Resilience During Uncertain Times is a training developed specifically to address individuals’ spiritual, emotional and physical needs during the global COVID-19 pandemic. This training is structured to be facilitated online using video conferencing and other digital tools, and can be adjusted to accommodate different levels of comfort with technology.

The Emotional Life Cycle of a Disaster Explained

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020

Disasters take an emotional toll on each person to varying degrees, whether directly or indirectly affected. This graphic depicts the journey from impact to new normal and provides language for each milestone. Included is also a written explanation of what each stage of the life cycle of a disaster means.

Using Facebook Live for Prayer and Worship

Monday, Apr 06, 2020

Adapted from Episcopal Worship to Anchor Your Day, from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Cypress, Texas, this resource outlines the step-by-step process of going Live on Facebook and provides advice on ensuring high video quality and as well as list things to avoid when broadcasting prayer services online.

Training Module: Identifying and Reducing Risk

Friday, May 11, 2018

This workshop was developed in the wake of the shootings at Mother Emanuel in Charleston, South Carolina. It is designed to create a space for participants to share stories about their fears and to discuss hazards within their community. Then, participants evaluate and develop strategies for reducing risk leading to a safer, more resilient community.

Explicación del ciclo emocional de la vida de un desastre

Friday, Oct 16, 2020

Los desastres afectan emocionalmente a la gente en diferentes grados, ya sea si está afectada directa o indirectamente. Este gráfico muestra la jornada, alargada por una pandemia o desastres múltiples, desde el impacto hasta la nueva normalidad, y proporciona términos aplicables a cada hito. También contiene una explicación escrita del significado de las etapas del ciclo de vida de un desastre.

Pastors and Disasters Toolkit (French,A4)

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017

This toolkit helps church and community leaders with planning ahead and taking steps to lessen the impact of potential disasters, particularly in places where people already face poverty and may lose the few resources or safety nets they have. Disaster resilience includes preparedness, mitigation and response.

The Elongated Emotional Life Cycle of a Disaster (Explained)

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020

Disasters take an emotional toll on each person to varying degrees, whether directly or indirectly affected. This graphic depicts the journey, elongated by a pandemic or multiple disasters, from impact to new normal and provides language for each milestone. Included is also a written explanation of what each stage of the life cycle of a disaster means.

Pastors and Disasters Toolkit (Portuguese, A4)

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017

This toolkit helps church and community leaders with planning ahead and taking steps to lessen the impact of potential disasters, particularly in places where people already face poverty and may lose the few resources or safety nets they have. Disaster resilience includes preparedness, mitigation and response.

Pastors and Disasters Toolkit (Portuguese)

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017

This toolkit helps church and community leaders with planning ahead and taking steps to lessen the impact of potential disasters, particularly in places where people already face poverty and may lose the few resources or safety nets they have. Disaster resilience includes preparedness, mitigation and response.

Pastors and Disasters Toolkit (Spanish)

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017

This toolkit helps church and community leaders with planning ahead and taking steps to lessen the impact of potential disasters, particularly in places where people already face poverty and may lose the few resources or safety nets they have. Disaster resilience includes preparedness, mitigation and response.

Pastors and Disasters Toolkit (Spanish,A4)

Tuesday, Oct 03, 2017

This toolkit helps church and community leaders with planning ahead and taking steps to lessen the impact of potential disasters, particularly in places where people already face poverty and may lose the few resources or safety nets they have. Disaster resilience includes preparedness, mitigation and response.

The Lifecycle of a Disaster

Friday, Oct 16, 2020

This worksheet provides definitions of the different stages of disasters: preparedness, impact, rescue, relief, short-term recovery and long-term recovery. Helpful to use during disaster preparedness workshops so that every person has a unified understanding of disaster terms.