Working with Long Term Recovery Groups and Voluntary Organizations: Lessons Learned. Laura M. Stough, Ph.D. Amy N. Sharp, Ph.D. Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University. National Headlines.
Groups and Voluntary Organizations:
Laura M. Stough, Ph.D.
Amy N. Sharp, Ph.D.
Center on Disability and Development
at Texas A&M University
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Photos from: http://www.nod.org/katrinaphotos/katrina9.jpg
A rescuer carries a young man who is unable to walk to safety.
Deaf section for Hurricane Katrina evacuees at the Houston Astrodome. (Houston, TX., 9/10/2005 --FEMA photo/Andrea Booher)
Evaluation design for the National Disability Rights Network as part of the Katrina Aid Today case management consortium
Project design for the Texas Interagency Interfaith Disaster Recovery Case Management Project
Evaluation design for UMCOR’s Katrina Aid Today mid-point evaluation
Recovery Efforts tell us…
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We must learn the language of the existing emergency management system including its-
-positions and their functions
Implemented by UMCOR and Consortium Partners to Assist Katrina-Displaced Persons
The primary long term recovery goals are the same for families with and without disabilities…
The Journey is Just a Little Different
Project tell us…REDD:
Research and Education on Disability and Disaster
Center for Disability and Development
Texas A&M University