Entries by MC

Why Does Disaster Aid Often Favor White People?

The federal government often gives less help to Black disaster survivors than their white neighbors. That’s a challenge for President Biden, who has vowed to fight both inequality and climate change. Posted June 7, 2021 | By Christopher Flavelle Read the article in the New York Times.

The pandemic is becoming a grief crisis

Millions of Americans have lost relatives and friends. We need to pay attention to the science and consequences of grief. Posted March 30, 2021 | By Brian Resnick Read the article in Vox.

When Safety Is Shattered

Why losing a home is uniquely painful—and how we can all better appreciate the space we inhabit. Posted February 25, 2021 | By Abigail Fagan Read the article in Psychology Today.

Natural Disasters Take a Toll on Mental Health

The impact of a natural disaster is often measured by a handful of numbers: the number of fatalities and injuries, the number of homes and buildings destroyed, the cost of cleanup and repair. It doesn’t often account for the emotional wounds inflicted on survivors. Posted June 29, 2018 | By Knvul Sheikh Read the article on […]