Floods, storms, landslides, earthquakes, and many other types of natural disasters can leave an affected area without the ability to evacuate or to receive needed provisions.
Work type: Other: Assignment
Pages: 4 pages (1100 words, Double spaced)
Academic level: Undergraduate. (yrs 3-4)
Subject or discipline: Social Work and Human Services
Title: Assignment: Design-Build
Number of sources: 8
Floods, storms, landslides, earthquakes, and many other types of natural disasters can leave an affected area without the ability to evacuate or to receive needed provisions. These are just some examples but you can use what you want but not Hurricane Katrina.
Briefly describe the natural disaster you chose. Be sure to include a brief description of the demographics of the area and references for information used.
• Describe ways you would address multicultural and social justice issues related to rebuilding and recovery.
• Describe and justify “design/build” strategies for the natural disaster you chose.
You can use these 6 resources and your choice
James, R. K. & Gilliland, B.E. (2017). Crisis intervention strategies (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.
• Chapters 12 and 17 (for review)
Crisis Management in the New Strategy Landscape
• Chapter 9, “The Importance of Organizational Learning”
Gheytanchi, A., Joseph, L., Gierlach, E., Kimpara, S., Franco. Z., & Beutler, L. (2007). The dirty dozen: Twelve failures of the Hurricane Katrina response and how psychology can help. American Psychologist, 62(2), 118-130.
Lopez-Baez, S. I., & Paylo, M. J. (2009). Social justice advocacy: Community collaboration and systems. Journal of Counseling and Development, 87(3), 276-283.
Design-Build Institute of America. (2010). What is design-build? Retrieved from http://www.dbia.org/about/Pages/default.aspx
U. S. Department of Transportation. (2006). Design-build effectiveness study. Retrieved from