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Designing and developing a disaster resource directory: A case example

Marcia L. Montague, PhD, Kayla S. Sweet, PhD, Laura M. Stough, PhD, Amy N. Sharp, PhD, Isabella Miracle, BS

Abstract


Access to accurate, up-to-date information about resources and services is essential if survivors are to recover following disasters. Emergency managers need information about community resources to effectively plan for the recovery phase. Long-term recovery committees and case managers rely on resource directories to design recovery plans with survivors. This article describes a replicable approach used to swiftly create and maintain an online resource directory for individuals with disabilities following Hurricane Harvey.


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Directory, resource, disaster, disability, recovery

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5055/jem.0576

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