Disasters and Families and Children: Coping Strategies and Recovering Efforts

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: 303
RC39 Sociology of Disasters (host committee)
RC06 Family Research

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Noriko IWAI, Osaka University of Commerce, Japan and Alice FOTHERGILL, University of Vermont, USA
Healthcare Information-Seeking Behavior of Evacuees after the Great East Japan Earthquake: A Qualitative Interview Study (Oral Presentation)
Haruka OTA, Kyoto University School Public Health, Japan; Kikuko MIYAZAKI, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Japan; Takeo NAKAYAMA, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Japan

Lessons Learned from Great East Japan Earthquake - Birth Outcomes in the Catastrophe of Highly Aged Country (Oral Presentation)
Honami YOSHIDA, National Institute of Public Health, Japan

Pregnancy: Supporting Networks and Families in Disaster (Oral Presentation)
Yasuko TAMA, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

The Family Burden of Disaster Assistance (Oral Presentation)
Michelle MEYER, Texas A&M University, USA

Predicted and Observed Child Health Indicators in Haiti: Exploring the Impact of the 2010 Earthquake at National and Regional Levels (Oral Presentation)
Lisa ZOTTARELLI, San Antonio College, USA; Thankam SUNIL, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

Life Experiences of the Children of Marmara Earthquake and Adults of Today: An Example from Adapazari (Oral Presentation)
Ilknur ONER, Firat University, Turkey; Demet Gul DURAK, Mugla Endustri Meslek Lisesi,(Mugla Vocational High School), Turkey

Youth Creating Disaster Recovery: A Participatory Action Research Project (Oral Presentation)
Robin S. COX, Royal Roads University, Canada; Lori PEEK, Colorado State University, USA; Jennifer TOBIN-GURLEY, Colorado State University, USA