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How To Include the LGBT Community in Disaster Preparedness

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This article details the unique problems facing individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) living in temporary shelters due to natural disasters. It discusses factors that public health officials should consider when interacting with the community, the dangers members of this community may face while in a shelter, and steps that local health departments can take to be of better assistance.
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National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)