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The Advocate (Baton Rouge).

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

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

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.

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.

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

People Magazine.

Nicole Richie unveiled a line of Signorelli T-shirts to benefit the Children’s Health Fund. Read more »

Daily News. Charles Grodin. 

Charles Grodin, comedian and CHF’s Advisory Board member, urges readers to support the Children’s Health Fund. Read more »

Daily News.

Children’s Health Fund co-founder Paul Simon played his hits to a packed house at Thursday night’s gala. Read more »

Memphis Medical News. Holli W. Haynie.

In partnership with The Children’s Health Fund (CHF), a national network committed to providing healthcare to the nation’s most underserved children and families, Le Bonheur launched the Memphis Regional Health Project. Read more »

InStyle Magazine.

Nicole Richie hosted the Richie-Madden/Children’s Health Fund fundraiser at Cusp Botique in Los Angeles. Read more »