A Practical Guide to Gender-Sensitive Approaches for Disaster Management
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Family Members, Peers, People who have experienced Trauma, Youth, Youth of Transition Age
Topics: Crisis Response System, Culturally Specific Strengths and Resilience, Mental Health Treatment, Peer Support, Psychiatric or Mental Health Stabilization, Trauma-informed
This guide highlights the need for gender-sensitive approaches and provides information on gender issues in disaster management. The document describes the approaches of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies when integrating gender into the disaster management cycle and strengthening accountability for gender impact. The guide also includes international case studies.