Disaster Human Services Workshop

From Hurricane Katrina to Paradise Wildfires, Exploring Themes in Disaster Human Services

Publication Date: January 14, 2021

On behalf of the Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (The Academies) hosted a workshop July 22-23, 2020, called “From Hurricane Katrina to Paradise Wildfires, Exploring Themes in Disaster Human Services.” The online event focused on children and youth in disasters.

During the workshop, subject matter experts discussed ongoing challenges, promising practices, and potential opportunities since Hurricane Katrina to improve the coordinated delivery and restoration of human services following federally declared major natural disasters and public health emergencies.

Videos and workshop materials are available on the From Hurricane Katrina to Paradise Wildfires, Exploring Themes in Disaster Human Services: Workshop 1 - Children and Youth in Disasters website, https://www.nationalacademies.org/event/06-03-2020/from-hurricane-katrina-to-paradise-wildfires-exploring-themes-in-disaster-human-services-workshop-1-children-and-youth-in-disasters#sectionEventMaterials Visit disclaimer page

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