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Sexual Violence in Disasters: Understanding the Scope of the Problem


(~1 hour) This interactive online course addresses the increased vulnerability to sexual violence that can occur during and after disasters. Participants will learn about the connections between oppression, sexual violence, and disasters. With case studies from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and examples from other recent calamities around the world, the module highlights the need for pre-planning to prevent and respond to sexual violence in future disasters.


Language English
Captioning/Transcripts Yes
Continuing Education Credit No
Fee No

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Audience Advocates, General public , Health care professionals, Law enforcement, Mental health professionals , Multi disciplinary, Public Health professionals, Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners , Social workers
Topic Crisis response, Intervention, Medical response, Prevention, Rape/sexual assault, Trauma
Type Home study course/Self-paced, Interactive online training , Online course-class-tutorial