Communities • To what extent is the community progressing or is it stuck in its recovery and reconstruction of its environment, groups and networks? • Is the community well informed and able to access help? • Are insurances and compensations being distributed quickly and fairly? • Has the community adequate advocacy? • To what extent and how appropriately, is the community self-reliant and assuming responsibilities for itself and to what extent is it dependent on others? • Is the community being commercially exploited? • Are new balances harmonious with high morale or with low morale, smouldering with conflict, blame and sense of injustice and if so, what are the factors causing this? • Have significant memorials been held, the causes of the disaster resolved and justice achieved? • Are heroes and workers, as well as all survivors being recognized? • Are creative integrations of the event into community history and meaning being achieved, values, identity and existential meanings re-established or is there lasting disillusionment, discontent, splintering and people leaving the community? • Are those identified as vulnerable earlier progressing well, or are their earlier responses becoming entrenched into symptoms and illnesses? • Are delayed biological, psychological or social symptoms and illnesses coming to the fore and are they being attended to by service providers? • Have contacts with referral services been made and maintained? •
Are communities, schools, helper agencies, informed to look out for disaster consequences for even up to years into the future?