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Responding to Domestic Violence in Disaster: Guidelines for Women's Services and Disaster Practitioners

General Material
Published Date
November, 1997
Author(s)

This report summarizes the findings of a study investigating disaster impacts, preparedness and response in US and Canadian domestic violence programs. As a pilot study for future research, the survey provides baseline data and identifies emergent issues.

Appendices include:

Disaster Planning For Shelters: Guidelines For Staff, Volunteers, and Boards
Women, Disaster, and Domestic Violence: Planning Guidelines For Programs, Coalitions, And Disaster Practitioners