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The Needs of People with Disabilities with Psychiatric Disabilities During and After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Position Paper and Recommendations

Friday, July 7, 2006
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July 7, 2006


In this paper, NCD addresses the impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on people who were already struggling emotionally before the hurricanes hit and on people who developed psychiatric disabilities as a result of the hurricanes’ devastation. This paper also provides recommendations to improve the provision of mental health services during and after a disaster.

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