Disaster Response for Homeless Individuals and Families A Trauma-Informed Approach
Division for At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health, and Community Resilience (ABC). (2012). Disaster Response for Homeless Individuals and Families: A Trauma-Informed Approach. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response.
This factsheet includes tips for responders when disaster planning for homeless people and families. Responders are encouraged to incorporate a trauma-informed approach (i.e., recognize that many members of the population have high rates of past trauma) when planning and responding. Links to additional resources are provided.