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The role of nongovernmental organizations in long-term human recovery after disaster : reflections from Louisiana four years after Hurricane Katrina /

Anita Chandra, Joie Acosta.

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Main Author: Chandra, Anita.
Other Names: Acosta, Joie D.
Published: Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2009.
Series: Occasional paper (Rand Corporation) ; OP-277-RC.
Topics: Disaster relief - Louisiana. | Non-governmental organizations. | Hurricane Katrina, 2005. | POLITICAL SCIENCE - Government - Comparative. | MEDICAL - Health Policy. | POLITICAL SCIENCE - Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism. | POLITICAL SCIENCE - Comparative Politics. | Social Welfare & Social Work - General. | Social Welfare & Social Work. | Social Sciences. | Disaster Planning - organization & administration - Louisiana. | Cyclonic Storms - Louisiana. | Government Agencies - organization & administration - Louisiana. | Private Sector - organization & administration - Louisiana. | Time Factors - Louisiana. | Voluntary Health Agencies - organization & administration - Louisiana.
Regions: Louisiana.
Genres: Electronic books.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 18 pages) : illustrations.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9780833049032 (electronic bk.)
0833049038 (electronic bk.)
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Language Note: English.
Summary: Human recovery is the process of rebuilding social and daily routines and support networks that foster physical and mental health and well-being. RAND researchers conducted a facilitated discussion with Louisiana NGO leaders to capture lessons learned and challenges faced by these organizations in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The subsequent lessons also serve to inform potential policy changes and future research directions.
Subject: Hurricane Katrina (2005)
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More Details for: The role of nongovernmental organization