Hurricane Hilary: Resources for Educators
The following resources can be used to address the impacts of Hurricane Hilary. This page is part of our natural disaster guide, Natural Disaster Resources for Schools: Partnering with Multilingual Families.
Image: NOAA NWS Hurricane Center
Tips and Updates for Educators
News and updates
- A Look At Effects Of Hurricane Hilary Across Southern California (KPCC)
- L.A. Unified closes schools Monday to ensure campuses are safe after Hilary (Los Angeles Times)
Tips for schools
- How Schools Can Partner with ELL Families During Natural Disasters: Learn how schools can partner with multilingual families when preparing for and responding to natural disasters that impact the local community.
- How to Support Multilingual Families Displaced by a Natural Disaster: Learn how schools can support multilingual families who have been displaced by a natural disaster in another city or country.
- When Your School Community Is Impacted by a Global Crisis: Learn how schools can provide social-emotional support for students who are impacted by crises in other places.
Resources by Topic
- Helping Children Cope after a Hurricane (American Psychological Association) | Spanish version
- What You Should Know About Hurricanes (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network)
- Talk to Your Kids About Hurricanes (Scholastic Parents)
- What is the difference between a hurricane, cyclone and typhoon? (U.S. National Ocean Service | BBC)
- Remembering Hurricane Katrina: 15 Moving Books for Kids of All Ages (Brightly)
- Recommended Children's Books About Hurricanes (ThoughtCo)
- What You Should Know About Floods (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network)
Supporting Students After Hurricane Maria: Stories from Syracuse, NY
To learn more about how schools in Syracuse, NY served the families displaced by Hurricane Maria, see the videos below.