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Disaster Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 62  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
March 2020

Disaster and Emergency Preparedness and Response

Author(s):
This collection includes selected materials and resources -- many gender-informed -- that can be used by domestic and sexual violence organizations to increase their preparedness for and response to major disasters and emergencies.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
May 2020

Gender and COVID-19 Advocacy Brief

Publisher(s):
Pandemics and outbreaks have differential impacts on women and men. This advocacy brief outlines key asks to guide investments in quality and gender-sensitive research on the adverse health, social and economic impacts of COVID-19.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

Publisher(s):
The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims conducted a series of listening sessions to unearth the impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on underserved victims of crime and better resource the crime victim services field to respond to those needs. This series of impact briefs summarizes key findings.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Interim Guidance for Homeless Shelters

Publisher(s):
Persons experiencing homelessness may be at risk for infection during an outbreak of COVID-19. This interim guidance is intended to support response planning by homeless service providers, including overnight emergency shelters, day shelters, and meal service providers.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2019

Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK): Strengthen Your Financial Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies

Publisher(s):
The EFFAK is a flexible tool designed to help individuals and families at all income levels collect and secure the documentation they would need to get on the road to recovery without unnecessary delays, should disaster strike.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2018

The Impact of Natural Disasters on Domestic Violence: An Analysis of Reports of Simple Assault in Florida (1999–2007)

Author(s):
Several studies have demonstrated a positive relationship between exposure to natural disasters or other extreme events and rates of interpersonal violence (IPV), and people experiencing IPV in the post-disaster period may face unique barriers, including loss of access to safe housing and a need to remain with family to qualify for or obtain financial assistance and other types of disaster aid. This report assesses the potential association between exposure to natural disasters and reports of IPV.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2017

Protocolo para la Identificación y Atención de Mujeres Víctimas/Sobrevivientes de Violencia de Género en Situaciones de Desastres

Publisher(s):
This protocol, in Spanish, is designed to offer guidance to professionals working in disaster response to identify, assist and refer victims and survivors of gender-based violence to the appropriate services and resources. El propósito principal de este protocolo, es proveer una guía que facilite al personal que trabaja en situaciones de desastre el identificar, atender y referir a víctimas/so-brevivientes de violencia de género a las organizaciones pertinentes.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2017

First Responders: Support for Pregnant Survivors of Abuse or Rape During Disasters

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet covers the intersection of abuse and pregnancy, specific challenges and barriers to reporting violent incidents during disasters, what first responders need to know about pregnant survivors of abuse, and ways they can be of help.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2015

Intersection of Domestic Violence and Disaster Curricula

Publisher(s):
These curricula are geared toward professional staff working in the fields of domestic violence and/or disaster response to ensure trauma-informed best practice for disaster management in the context of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

The Resource: Technical Assistance from Your Coalition: Planning for the Unexpected

Publisher(s):
This document collects lessons learned by DV and SA programs in Missouri that have faced unexpected challenges. The lessons learned can serve as guidance for advocates across the country in planning for disasters and other emergency situations.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2013

The association between natural disasters and violence: A systematic review of the literature and a call for more epidemiological studies

Author(s): Publisher(s):
The links between disasters and violence either self-directed or interpersonal are recognized, but the amount of research is limited. This article discusses the underlying association of disasters and violence and outlines a systematic review of the literature from 1976 to 2011.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2013

Making Shelters Safe for Transgender Evacuees

Publisher(s):
This document provides guidelines for making shelters safe for transgender evacuees.