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Emotional care in disasters

  • Unni Krishnan

Jakarta | Fri, October 12 2018 | 01:42 am

PREMIUM Disasters result in bitter memories. Psychological suffering manifests instantly and, if left unaddressed, may leave lasting scars. Simple measures can go a long way toward giving minds a healing touch.

The earthquake and tsunami that struck Central Sulawesi remind us how quickly disasters can tear lives apart and leave thousands homeless. Almost 2,000 people have been confirmed dead. Offic...