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Author Edwards, Richard
Title Crisis as an Opportunity : Organizational and Community Responses to Disasters
Imprint Lanham, MD : UPA, 2011
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Note Crisis as an Opportunity -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part One: Analytic Frameworks and Perspectives -- Chapter One Community and Organizational Responses to Disasters -- Chapter Two Interventions in Disasters: An International Perspective -- Part Two: Community Development and Organizational Interventions -- Chapter Three Challenges for Community Development in Disaster Situations -- Chapter Four Program Logic Modeling as a Tool for Developing a Disaster Response and Mitigation Plan: The Somaliland Experience -- Chapter Five Planning for the Unimaginable: Having Your Personal, Family, Organizational, and Community Plan -- Chapter Six Taking the Disabled into Account in Preparing for And Responding to Disasters -- Chapter Seven Neighbors Helping Neighbors: The Disability Community and Emergency Preparedness -- Part Three: Notes from the Field -- Chapter Eight Mud and Mold: Making Meaning of Adversity in New Orleans -- Chapter Nine Words of Wisdom Following the Tsunami: Lessons from Sri Lanka -- Chapter Ten Making the Voices of Victims Heard -- Chapter Eleven The Human Hand Behind Natural Disasters: The Ugandan Experience -- Part Four: Psychosocial Interventions -- Chapter Twelve Cultural Sensitivity in Psychosocial Interventions Following a Disaster: A Tri-national Collaboration in Sri Lanka -- Chapter Thirteen Psychological Outcomes of the 2001 World Trade Center Attack -- Chapter Fourteen Social Work Students During Wartime: False Effect of Professional Self-efficacy? -- Chapter Fifteen Shared Traumatic Reality: Social Work Students and Clients in an Area Under Attack -- Part Five: Conclusion -- Chapter Sixteen From Helping to Changing -- Editors -- Contributors
This book addresses the development of long-term interventions following disasters, emphasizing disadvantaged communities. Attention is given to the role of change agents, such as local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and psychosocial professionals, to ensure that the window of opportunity is realized, generating immediate help and sustained community development
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Edwards, Richard Crisis as an Opportunity : Organizational and Community Responses to Disasters Lanham, MD : UPA,c2011 9780761856214
Subject Relief Work
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Alt Author Mirsky, Julia
Kaufman, Roni
Avgar, Amos
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