Women & Disasters

This installment of the SAMHSA Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS) focuses on women and women’s organizations in disaster behavioral health research, planning, response, and recovery around the world. Topics covered include but are not limited to the following:

  • Gender-sensitive approaches to disaster response and disaster behavioral health
  • Ways to support physical and emotional well-being for children in the event of a disaster
  • Special considerations for pregnant women in disasters
  • Family disaster preparedness and planning

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Last Updated: 10/27/2015