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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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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.
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After the Storm - Tips for Adults

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This one-pager provides several tips for adults coping with stress after a disaster. Available in English and Spanish.
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Emergency Preparation and People with Disabilities

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This page provides information on emergency preparedness as it relates to individuals with disabilities. Key areas discussed in the document are 1) preparation, 2) notification and evacuation, 3) sheltering and interim services, and 4) recovery.
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Emergency Preparedness and You

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This webpage provides step by step guidance on how to take preparedness actions in the case of public health emergencies including pandemic influenza.
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Food, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Information for Use Before and After a Disaster or Emergency

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This page contains information on why food and water might not be safe to consume during and after an emergency. Information on how to keep water and food safe after a disaster or emergency is also included.