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Workshop Abstracts

Name of Session:

Session D 6

Voices from the Field: Rebuilding Communities and Restoring Individual and Public Health after Natural Disasters

Description of Session

A panel of experts with knowledge and practical experience in natural disasters in recent years will cover a range of topics related to disaster preparedness and response, including the roles of non-profits, environmental issues, health issues, and long-term rebuilding of communities.

Presenter(s) E-mail
Moderator: Robert Zdenek, DPA rozdenek@afhh.org

Presenter 1: Woody Widrow, MCRP

Title of Presentation: Disaster Preparedness and Roles for the Non-Profit Community

woody@covenantcapital.org

Presenter 2: Michael Andry

Title of Presentation: Addressing Health Needs and Disparities During Disaster Crisis and Recovery

mandry@excelth.com

Presenter 3: Wilma Subra, BS, MS

Title of Presentation: Responding to the Environmental Consequences of Natural Disasters

subracom@aol.com

Presenter 4: Lori Gay, BS, MBA

Title of Presentation: Long-term Community Building Responses to Disasters

lgay@lanhs.org