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SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center Supplemental Research Bulletin: Women and Disasters

While research suggests that women may have greater awareness of hazards in their area, it also puts forward that women are less likely than men to be prepared for disasters. Additionally, studies have found women to be more likely to experience distress after a disaster, including an increased likelihood of developing posttraumatic stress disorder. This bulletin reviews research on how women experience disasters.

https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/dtac/women-disasters-october-supplemental-research-bulletin.pdf

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SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center Supplemental Research Bulletin: Women and Disasters

While research suggests that women may have greater awareness of hazards in their area, it also puts forward that women are less likely than men to be prepared for disasters. Additionally, studies have found women to be more likely to experience distress after a disaster, including an increased likelihood of developing posttraumatic stress disorder. This bulletin reviews research on how women experience disasters.

https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/dtac/women-disasters-october-supplemental-research-bulletin.pdf

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