1. Examine health statistics and demographic data to identify the rates of poverty and homelessness in your geographical area. What resources and agencies are available in your area to support
these populations? What services are available through the federal government, the state, and the local community? Identify specific geographical boundaries, and survey the area to identify
community resources, soup kitchens, health centers, food banks, and clothing distribution centers. How do persons who need these services access them? Give specific examples.
2. Identify the roles of the nurse in the preparedness, response, and recovery stages of a disaster. What role(s) is the community or public health nurse best suited for, and why?
3. Complete the Case Study