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  • Gernando, Gaithri A.; Wilkins, Ashley (2015-04-09)
    Disasters experienced by a community place all members at risk for physical and psychological harm. While natural resilience may help many to recover, there may be barriers that hinder the recovery process. This qualitative ...
  • McCubbin, Hamilton; Olson, David H.; Patterson, Joan M. (1983)
    Families in disaster research has drawn heavily from the family stress and crises research paradigms and concepts advanced by Reuben Hill’s ABC-X Model and by related research. This article attempts to broaden the perspective ...
  • Vivekananda, Janani; Schilling, Janpeter; Smith, Dan (2014)
    To understand resilience to climate and environmental changes in fragile and conflict-affected societies is particularly important but equally challenging. In this paper, we first develop a conceptual framework to explore ...
  • Bennett, Simon A. (2003-03)
    Incidents and accidents are frequently ascribed to “operator” or “human error.” Until recently accident investigators have focused more on the immediate or proximate causes of incidents and accidents than on such underlying ...
  • Clason, Christine Etske (1983)
    In discussing the subject of “Family and Disaster” the implicit assumption is that the family is the ‘instrument’ which supports the existing, societal organization and therefore the most common approach is to consider how ...
  • Schmeidl, Susanne; Piza Lopez, Eugenia (Swiss Peace Foundation;, 2002-06)
    Despite increasing awareness of gender issues in most aspects of conflict processes, it remains largely absent in the pre-conflict context, and the limited, speculative research that does exist suggests that the modeling ...
  • Oxfam (2013-11)
    Humanitarian crises can affect women, men, girls and boys in radically different ways; changing social and cultural structures, and redefining women’s and men’s statuses in both positive and negative ways. It is important ...
  • Diaz, Pablo Castillo; Caminha Sunita (United Nations;, 2012-10)
    This paper summarizes the last decade’s efforts to mainstream gender into early warning systems, as well as the latest developments in this area. As practical guidance, it provides a simple checklist of recommendations for ...
  • Yonetani, Michelle; Albuja, Sebastijn; Bilak, Alexandra; Ginnetti, Justin; Howard, Caroline; Kok, Frederik; McCallin, Barbara; Swain, Marita; Turner, Wesli; Walicki, Nadine (2015-07)
    This report draws on information from a wide range of sources, including governments, UN and international organizations, NGOs and media, to provide up-to-date statistics on the incidence of displacement caused by disasters ...
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  • Tamanini, Marica (International Committee of the Red Cross;, 2015)
    This study identifies the main types of acts and threats of violence against health care in armed conflicts and other emergencies and their effects on people, health-care facilities and medical transports. It is based on ...
  • Doocy, Shannon; Delbiso, Tefera D.; The IOCC/GOPA Study Team; Guha-Sapir, Debarati (2015-03-03)
    Between April and June 2014, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), an International NGO, and the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East (GOPA) conducted a needs assessment of Syrians affected ...
  • Ward, Jeanne (Reproductive Health for Refugees Consortium, Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children,, 2002-04)
    This study, the culmination of a two-year global gender-based violence initiative, is aimed at improving gender-based violence in refugee, internally displaced, and post-conflict settings. It identifies some of the major ...
  • Alpay, Savas (The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), 2014)
    Given the increasingly severe impacts of disasters in OIC countries, the report evaluates the risks and vulnerabilities of OIC member countries with respect to natural disasters and conflicts with a view to proposing ...
  • Doocy, Shannon; Robinson, Courtland; Burnham, Gilbert (2007)
    Liberia’s civil war lasted more than fourteen years, ending in August 2003. During the conflict, nationally reported crude death rates increased from pre-conflict levels of the 1980s. However, fighting and insecurity ...
  • Leaning, Jennifer; Guha-Sapir, Debarati (2013-11-07)
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  • McGinn, Therese (2000)
    In this article, available data (from both published and unpublished sources) are reviewed to determine if and how reproductive health status is affected by refugee or displaced status. Most reflect work documented in the ...
  • Barakat, Sultan; Connolly, David; Hardman, Frank; Sundaram, Vanita (2012)
    The last decade has seen a growing recognition amongst international donors, development agencies, non-government organizations and academics of the vital role education can play in bringing about recovery following violent ...
  • Huss, Ephrat; Nuttman-Shartze, Orit; Altman, Avital (2011)
    This paper contributes to understanding the experience of forced relocation for children, and offers a new reading of their art, adding concepts of resilience to art analyses, and also contextualizing drawing assessment ...

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