This fact sheet provides information on disasters, including the phases in which individuals and communities experience disasters, and the effects of disasters on families. It features a list of resources to help families cope with disasters and their aftermath.
This toolkit was developed based on recommendations from the National Consensus Panel on Emergency Preparedness and Cultural Diversity. Sections of the toolkit cover identifying community needs and assets, building community partnerships, and capacity building for culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
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.
An action plan for reducing suicide rates among American Indians and Alaska Natives by increasing tribal capacity and improving collaboration.
An article about the cultural context of suicidal behavior among adolescents from different ethnic groups, and what this means for suicide prevention and treatment.