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Disaster Response & Recovery

The resources in this section offer support for people who have been affected by a disaster, and recommendations about how professionals and communities can help. For Individuals & F...

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Sexual Violence in Disasters Palm Cards

These tri-fold cards include tips on sexual violence prevention and resources for survivors. Order palm cards to distribute. 

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The Need for Courtesy Reports: Sexual Assault in the wake of Hurricane Katrina

This technical assistance guide is meant to assist   law enforcement agencies in handling “courtesy reports,” which are taken by one law enforcement agency on behalf of another. It was designed to provide concrete assistance and address frequently asked questions, for law enforcement agencies faced with a report of sexual assault from a jurisdiction affected by a nature disaster.

Sally Laskey Tue, 06/12/2012 - 10:41

Yon Je Louvri: Reducing Vulnerability to Sexual Violence in Haiti’s IDP Camps

This report presents findings on the intersections between food access, water, sanitation, housing and the incidence of sexual violence in camps for displaced persons outside of Port-au-P...

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Struggling to Survive: Sexual Exploitation of Displaced Women and Girls in Port au Prince, Haiti

This report focuses on the sexual exploitation of women and girls in post-earthquake Haiti. The report offers recommendations to help address for identified areas of concern.   View...

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Relief Fund for Sexual Assault Victims Flyer

This flyer was created for communities to use to promote the U.S. National Relief Fund for Sexual Assault Victims. Learn more about the Fund.

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Aftershocks: Women Speak Out Against Sexual Violence In Haiti’s Camps

This report from Amnesty International notes that sexual violence was widespread in Haiti before January 2010 has been exacerbated by the conditions since the earthquake. The limited assi...

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Disaster and Emergency Preparedness and Response: Resources for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence and their Advocates

  This Special Collection includes selected materials and resources -- many gender-informed -- that can be used by domestic and sexual violence organizations to increase their preparednes...

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Sexual Violence in Disasters

This two-page fact sheet is based on information from the NSVRC publication Sexual Violence in Disasters: A Planning Guide for Prevention and Response. It provides basic information about...

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The Resource Newsletter of the National Sexual Violence Resource Center: Fall/Winter 2005

Recollections of a Hurricane, Consent and the Court of Pubilc Opinion, CSA in the Bearing Straits, and more . . .

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