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The role of nongovernmental organizations in long-term human recovery after disaster

Anita Chandra

The role of nongovernmental organizations in long-term human recovery after disaster

reflections from Louisiana four years after Hurricane Katrina

by Anita Chandra

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disaster relief -- Louisiana,
  • Non-governmental organizations,
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005,
  • Disaster Planning -- organization & administration -- Louisiana,
  • Cyclonic Storms -- Louisiana,
  • Government Agencies -- organization & administration -- Louisiana,
  • Private Sector -- organization & administration -- Louisiana,
  • Time Factors -- Louisiana,
  • Voluntary Health Agencies -- organization & administration -- Louisiana

  • About the Edition

    Human recovery is the process of rebuilding social and daily routines and support networks that foster physical and mental health and well-being. RAND researchers conducted a facilitated discussion with Louisiana NGO leaders to capture lessons learned and challenges faced by these organizations in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The subsequent lessons also serve to inform potential policy changes and future research directions.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAnita Chandra, Joie Acosta.
    SeriesOccasional paper -- OP-277-RC, Occasional paper (Rand Corporation) -- OP-277-RC.
    ContributionsAcosta, Joie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV555.U62 L55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24073877M
    ISBN 100833048821
    ISBN 109780833048820
    LC Control Number2009038299

    Disaster management includes7 administrative decisions and operational activities that involve Prevention Mitigation Preparedness Response Recovery Rehabilitation Disaster management involves all levels of government. Nongovernmental and community-based organizations play . counties be better prepared for long-term recovery in the event of a disaster. Based on a survey and a series of meet-ings and workshops, ABAG identified four areas that cities and counties should address to prepare for long-term disaster recovery: • Financing. • Expediting long-term housing recovery.


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