Resilience in the Face of Devastation: A Chat with Disaster Responder and Denver Faculty Member Karen Stewart
As a responder to a natural disaster, what is it like to see first-hand the devastation that people experience?
In the aftermath of a natural disaster, what are the biggest needs for the people impacted?
How did you and your social work colleagues set out to help communities on the ground?
What kind of toll does working in a disaster setting take on social workers and other responders?
What are some of the biggest challenges in disaster response?
Looking to the future, do you have any concerns about how natural disasters may impact communities across the globe?
For more advice about how individuals can effectively help with disaster relief efforts, consider the following articles:
- How to Decide Where to Donate Your Money After Disasters –The New York Times
- 3 Tips to Donate Effectively After a Natural Disaster – Psychology Today