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close this bookMental Health Services in Disasters: Manual for Humanitarian Workers (PAHO; 2000; 92 pages) [ES]
View the documentPreface
View the documentObjectives
View the documentIntroduction
open this folder and view contentsChapter 1: Historical Overview and Mental Health Role
open this folder and view contentsChapter 2: Basic Mental Health Content
open this folder and view contentsChapter 3: Developmental Stages of Survivor Behavior
open this folder and view contentsChapter 4: Post-disaster Intervention Programs
close this folderChapter 5: Populations with Special Needs
View the documentChildren
View the documentElderly Populations
View the documentPersons with Mental Illness
View the documentPersons with HIV/AIDS infection
View the documentPersons With Substance Abuse Problems
View the documentPost-disaster workers
View the documentMental Health Services in Disasters: Manual for Humanitarian Workers
 

Chapter 5: Populations with Special Needs

OVERVIEW OF CHAPTER

Description:

Identifies special populations at risk after a disaster and their specific assistance needs

Purpose:

To describe the interventions needed to assist special populations

Content:

• Characteristics of different populations and their needs, including

   

- Children

   

- Elderly populations

   

- Persons with mental illness

   

- Persons with HIV/AIDS

   

- Persons with substance abuse problems

   

- Post-disaster caregivers and workers

 

• Identification and description of "burnout"

Learning Objectives:

• To identify and describe the characteristic reactions of special populations affected by a disaster

 

• To describe the operations needed to assist populations at risk

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