Responding to an Emerging Humanitarian Crisis in Louisiana and Mississippi: Urgent Need for a Health Care "Marshall Plan"


Subject:
Hurricane Katrina , All LII Hurricane Katrina Resources , Disaster Recovery, Hurricane Katrina , Survivor Services

Description:
This Summary of a April 2006 report, resulting from a survey of residents in FEMA shelters based in Louisiana, focuses on the health and welfare needs of children and families displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Discusses findings related to health conditions, mental health, and school enrollment. Opens directly into a PDF document. A "collaborative effort of the Children's Health Fund and The National Center for Disaster Preparedness at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health."

Creator:
Greene, Alison

Publisher:
Children's Health Fund; The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ncdp.mailman.columbia.edu/files/marshall_plan.pdf


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