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Staying Emotionally Healthy Amid Disaster

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: Jennifer Boone, who lost her home during the Camp Fire, gets a hug during a vigil for fire victims at the First Christian Church of Chico on November 18, 2018 in Chico, California.  (Photo: Noah Berger-Pool/Getty Images)

The Camp Fire has destroyed almost 16,000 structures and killed at least 77 people, with almost 1,000 still missing. But beyond the numbers is a negative effect that’s harder to quantify: stress and emotional toll. Forum looks at how to cope with living through, or near, a natural disaster. We’ll also get an update on efforts to fight the fire.

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