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experiencing homelessness were perceived as threats due to social stigma and negative perceptions. They
homelessness into plans for emergency response or disaster mitigation. For instance, homeless individuals might
who are trying to find homes. Integrating people experiencing homelessness into disaster planning is
people experiencing homelessness may not be readily available. Many of the CBOs that provide essential
daily services and help individuals overcome homelessness have not taken preparedness actions
Homelessness and Disaster Response in the United States
homelessness. That day, my group was tasked with surveying food banks in Osceola County, Florida, a county
characterized by high poverty rates and widespread family homelessness. It was a gorgeous Florida
only works of consequence made me decide to dedicate my dissertation research to homelessness and
natural hazards vulnerability among men experiencing homelessness in Central Florida (Settembrino
experiencing homelessness (Settembrino, 2015). However, I also learned that despite social vulnerability to
The Latest from Research Counts
recent Research Counts articles:
Preparing the Whole Community: Including Homelessness in Disaster
Planning for Homeless Individuals During Disasters
solutions and approaches to address this issue with experts in the field of homelessness and emergency
in January 2016.
Faced with the reality of homelessness
While I could have learned about
homelessness and its impact on disaster vulnerability anywhere in the United States, living in the city of Los
for granted—shoes and socks—are items vital for survival for individuals experiencing homelessness
—shoes and socks—are items vital for survival for individuals experiencing homelessness. Second, since
: Homelessness and Disasters
XL - 1: Disaster and Social Memories
XXXIX - 6: Art & Disaster
XXXIX - 5
Human-Caused Fires Call for Human Collaboration
emerging challenge—homelessness. After the financial crisis of 2008 and the subsequent housing
market crash, homelessness has become an increasing issue. Studies indicate this vulnerable population is
As such, partnerships and collaboration offer a path forward for fire managers
exploring policy areas such as housing and housing-related assistance programs, homelessness, urban
A Nation in Camps: In 2011, a year after a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, an estimated one million people were still living in tents and makeshift structures, despite an outpouring of aid from around the globe. Only an estimated 5 percent of the debris littering the country had been removed and the country had received little more than 10 percent of the $11 billion of aid it had been promised, according to a Time article.
Deplorable social conditions existing before the eart...
, the implications of climate change on public health law, immigration and health, and homelessness
Code Blue Is Only the First Step in Keeping the Homeless Warm
homelessness and mental illness, explained why he avoided shelters in an interview on National Public
Northern told the New York Times, they could eventually lead to less homelessness in general.