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The needs of women in disasters and emergencies

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This article discusses the needs of women during and after disasters and emergencies. The document emphasizes the importance of gender in psychosocial considerations, the crisis phase response to an emergency, the relief phase response to an emergency or disaster, and reconstruction and the development phase following an emergency or disaster. [Authors: Wiest, R. E., Mocellin, J. S. P., and Motsisi, D. T.]
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Disaster Research Institute