Year: 1993 Source: Crisis, v.14, no.3, (1993), p.117-125 SIEC No: 19930787

This article describes the organization of the psychosocial aid and aftercare for survivors in the context of the Bijlmeremeer air disaster that took place in 1992, in Amsterdam. It is based on an examination of the relevant city documents, media coverage, and on interviews with city officials and disaster workers. The experiences illustrate the difficulties involved in coordinating the psychosocial care and aftercare provided by different agencies. (33 refs.)