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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.
total results: 62  | date published date added a-z

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December 2005

Shelter Health: Essentials of Care for People Living in Shelter

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This document provides guidance on creating shelter environments that are safe and healthy for residents and staff.
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January 2005

Gender Considerations in Disaster Assessment

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This fact sheet outlines women’s unique vulnerabilities in the wake of a disaster and offers principles of good practice.
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January 2005

After the Hurricane: Helping Young Children Heal

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This handout describes the impact of disasters on babies, young children, toddlers, and preschoolers, offering many useful tips for helping to promote healing and resiliency.
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January 2005

Violence and Disasters

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This fact sheet reviews currently available data on violence and disasters.
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August 2004

Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and Other Special Needs

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This booklet offers information to individuals with disabilities and other special needs on how to prepare a disaster emergency plan.
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January 2004

Mental Health Response to Mass Violence and Terrorism: A Training Manual

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This manual is geared towards service providers responding to victims and community at large following incidents of mass violence and terrorism.
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June 2003

Picking Up the Pieces After a Disaster: Important Steps for Your Safe and Speedy Recovery

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This document provides practical tips for staying safe, checking for damage, and recovering emotionally and financially after a disaster.
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January 2001

It Can Happen to Your Agency: Tools for Change: Emergency Management for Women's Services

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This guidebook focuses on the increase in violence against women that results from a disaster, and how women’s service agencies can better prepare to meet the ensuing extra demand for service.
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January 2000

Field Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters

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This field manual offers mental health and public health professionals information on disaster preparedness and recovery to assist disaster survivors. It describes survivor reactions, at-risk populations, counseling, referrals, and stress prevention and management.
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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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After the Storm - Tips for Parents

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The job of parenting can become even more stressful after a natural disaster. These one-pagers provide information on healthy coping strategies to help parents regain a sense of control. Available in English and Spanish.
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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.