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May 2010

Testimony before Congress by Anuradha Bhagwati

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This testimony particularly emphasizes the societal and institutional responses to survivors of military sexual trauma (MST) that continue to place women at greater risk for further violence and isolation. This publication also sheds light on the repercussions of the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy on service women and men.
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January 2009

Psychological First Aid for Schools

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The psychological first aid kit is an evidence-informed manual for schools to assist children, adolescents, adults, and families in the aftermath of school crisis, disaster, or terrorism event. It includes information on linking with collaborative services and coping strategies.
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January 2009

Making Disaster Risk Reduction Gender-Sensitive: Policy and Practical Guidelines

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This publication offers policy and practical guidelines for implementing gender-sensitive risk reduction efforts.
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January 2009

Prairie Women Prepared for Disaster: An Emergency Planning Guide for Women’s Community Organizations

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This guide for women’s community organizations highlights the core tasks of creating and implementing a tailor-made emergency plan. The guide includes planning templates and additional reading and resources.
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June 2008

Sexual Violence in Disasters: A planning guide for prevention and response

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This publication offers readers important information about sexual violence and disasters that will help communities to understand the connection and develop better disaster responses. Includes a 2-page fact sheet based on the material in the guide.
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April 2008

Women in the Wake of the Storm: Examining the Post-Katrina Realities of the Women of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast

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"This report shares findings garnered from a series of interviews held with a diverse group of women from throughout the Gulf region. In telling their stories, it provides an analysis of women's increased vulnerability during times of natural disasters and lays out policy recommendations that pinpoint how best to address those needs in the wake of this disaster, and in anticipation of the next."
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January 2008

Disaster Preparedness Training for Tribal Leaders

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This document provides information related to public health emergency and bioterrorism preparedness and response training for tribal personnel.
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January 2008

Disaster Preparation and Recovery: Lessons from Research on Resilience in Human Development

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While this paper focuses on resilience in the face of disaster, it also provides a helpful overview of the resilience research literature. The authors build on four decades of theory and research on resilience in human development to offer lessons for planning disaster response and recovery, lessons that are also relevant for domestic violence survivors and their children.
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December 2006

An Influenza Pandemic Planning Guide for Homeless and Housing Service Providers

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This Planning Guide is a tool to support planning for pandemic influenza in the homeless and housing service sector, offering new practices for day-to-day operations that will help during an influenza pandemic or any other emergency.
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September 2006

A Conceptual Model of Historical Trauma: Implications for Public Health Practice and Research

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This article offers an analysis of the theoretical framework of historical trauma theory and provides a general review of the literature. A conceptual model is introduced illustrating how historical trauma might play a role in disease prevalence and health disparities.
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July 2006

Disaster-related Preparedness & Trauma Information Packet

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This packet provides a variety of sample policies and procedures that programs can adapt to help address disaster preparedness.
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July 2006

Hurricanes Katrina/Rita and Sexual Violence: Report on Database of Sexual Violence Prevalence and Incidence Related to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

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This is a preliminary report from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center on the first six months of data collection on sexual violence committed in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.