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Disaster Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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.
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November 1997

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

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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.
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For the Women of Katrina and Other Disasters: Protection from Violence Against Women and Children

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This one-pager provides tips for women on how to protect themselves and their children as well as on how to support each other and bring forward womenÍs concerns and needs following a natural disaster. Information also available in Spanish.
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Cultural Competency Curriculum for Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Response

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This online curriculum is designed to equip disaster and crisis volunteers and personnel with the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services to diverse communities during all phases of disaster.
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Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pets

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This page provides helpful information on how to keep pets safe in natural disasters or everyday emergencies.
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Natural Disasters: Power and Control Wheel

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Adapted from the Power and Control Wheel by the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project (Duluth, MN), this graphic depicts common tactics used by abusers to exert power and control over their partners in the aftermath of a disaster.
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Gender Equality In Disasters: Six Principles for Engendered Relief and Reconstruction

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This document highlights gender equality and risk reduction principles for guiding disaster response.
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Protecting Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Violence in Disaster & Emergency Situations: A Guide for Local and Community-based Organizations

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This resource includes information on influencing factors that affect children exposed to disasters and emergencies. Minimizing risks through disaster preparedness and response are discussed. It also includes checklists for action.
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After the Storm - Tips for Adults: Healthy Relationships

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Recovering after a natural disaster can be difficult and relationships can be strained. This one-pager provides several tips to help ease stress and maintain healthy relationships with those around you. Also available in Spanish.
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Information for Pregnant Women - Fact Sheet

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This page provides information to assist pregnant women to prepare for an emergency or disaster.
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Disaster Preparedness Plan

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This outline by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) provides guidance to local centers on disaster planning to ensure that domestic violence services continue statewide, uninterrupted, despite the occurrence of a disaster.
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Helping Families Deal With the Stress of Relocation After a Disaster

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This handout provides information to help families deal with relocation stress after a disaster.
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Gender and Disaster Sourcebook

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The Gender and Disaster Sourcebook is a one-stop, user-friendly electronic guide to information on gender and disaster.