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1. “Com” = “With”      2. Kinds of Community Loss      3. Re-Lation-Ships      4. Support Goals      5. Before and During the Crisis
6. Community Gatherings      7. Personal Loss      8. Care for Your Whole Self      9. Months and Years Ahead      10. “Com” = “With” Words


Key National Organizations for Community Crisis Preparation, Relief, and Recovery

American Red Cross Disaster and Emergency Preparedness and Relief
American Trauma Society
FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
National Association of State EMS Officials
National Emergency Management Association
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – The Medical Reserves Corps
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – Trauma and Critical Care Teams
U.S. Department of Justice – Office for Victims of Crime
World Central Kitchen
World Health Organization


More Personal Resources for Coping with Loss and Grief, from Composing Life Out of Loss

For Organizations: our Grief Video Library (English and Spanish)
For Individuals: our Portal to Grief Care
For Musicians: book, Music of the Soul – Composing Life Out of Loss