Disaster response / relief

Crash Course in Hospital Disaster Planning and Response for Nurses

A spate of disasters this past decade, including Hurricane Katrina and the Boston Marathon bombing, have shown us as a nation just how vulnerable our health care facilities can be.

Culturally Competent Disaster Nursing

Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina underscore the need for post-disaster nursing care that is more sensitive to the cultural needs of communities of color

A Nurse Responds to Hurricane Katrina

Combining clinical skills with spiritual faith, a nurse who is also a minister helps bring hope to the hopeless by healing Katrina victims’ bodies and souls.

Answering Katrina’s Call

For this U.S. Public Health Service nurse deployed to the Gulf Coast, the mission was clear--to provide care and hope wherever hurricane victims needed it most.

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