movement suggests that there is strength in our differences and that our
differences enhance each other. At the same time, the movement insists that our
differences should not have economic, social, or political consequences. We are
entitled to the same access to resources and opportunities regardless of our
differences. The human suffering from Hurricane Katrina and the images of
victims has stimulated the debate about differential access to resources.
Read the report Women
in the Wake of the Storm: Examining the Post-Katrina Realities of the Women of
New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. On the basis of your reading, create a
report, answering the following:
- Discuss the prominent dimensions of
diversity revealed as a result of the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
- Discuss factors that specifically
influenced women's vulnerability to Hurricane Katrina. While answering,
consider the primary dimensions mentioned in the lectures as well as the
secondary dimensions such as parental and marital status, income,
educational level, military experience, geographic location, work
background, and religious beliefs.
- Describe the implications for healthcare
organizations as a result of the disaster.
- Discuss at least of two of the policy implications
that are outlined in the report. If you were given the task to add another
policy recommendation what would it be and why?
Make your report
in a 4- to 5-page Microsoft Word document.
responses with examples.
Cite any sources
in APA format.