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CHF in the News

InStyle Magazine.
8/2008
 

Nicole Richie has teamed up with Signorelli to raise money for the Children’s Health Fund. Read more »

8/2008
Parents Magazine. Janna Oberdorf
 

Interview with Dr. Redlener about the health-care system. Read more »

American Academy of Pediatrics - AAP News. Macon Morehouse
7/31/2008
 

Dr. Redlener has joined the newly created National Commission for Children and Disasters.  Read more »

Daily News. Charles Grodin
7/21/2008
 

Charles Grodin, comedian and CHF’s Advisory Board member, utilized his Daily News column to get the word out about the victims of hurricane Katrina and the work being done by the Children's Health Fund. Read more »

USA Today. Kim Painter
7/20/2008
 

"It's almost like (disaster preparedness) was some kind of fad," says Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University and author of the 2006 book Americans at Risk: Why We Are Not Prepared for Megadisasters and What We Can Do Now. Read more »

The Advocate (Baton Rouge).
7/17/2008
 

Dr. Irwin Redlener, who heads the Children’s Health Fund in New York, discussed what he said is the failure of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to adequately address the needs of thousands of children who continue to need mental health services in the wake of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Read more »

The Advocate (Baton Rouge). John Boyd
7/9/2008
 

Dr. Irwin Redlener, a national expert on children’s health, criticized FEMA in dealing with the mental health needs of Hurricane Katrina’s youngest survivors and called for stronger leadership from the state government in providing assistance. Read more »

New York Times Magazine. Eric Kilnenberg
7/6/2008
 

According to Irwin Redlener, author of “Americans at Risk: Why We Are Not Prepared for Megadisasters and What We Can Do Now,” surveys showed that although nearly two-thirds of Americans thought that nuclear war was possible, only 4.5 percent of U.S. citizens participated in civil-defense programs, and 6.5 percent “said they would follow instructions of civil-defense wardens” in an attack. Read more »

Amsterdam News.
6/26/2008
 

Former mayor, the Hon. David N. Dinkins was honored on June 12 at the Children’s Health Fund’s Gala annual gala at the Sheraton New York. Read more »

ABC News Austin.
6/24/2008
 

A new partnership between the Children’s Health Fund and Dell Children’s Medical Center is launched. Read more »