What Do We Know About Psychological Interventions
for Victims of Crisis?
|1.||Those most in need of help are often those who are most difficult to reach. In a disaster, some victims are much more accessible than others. The most accessible ones often tend to be those who are salient in the affected community who in turn are often middle class or somehow part of the visible social structure. But as Mukherjee and Alpert point out, the members of marginalized segments of communities are typically those who are most affected by crises. They are also the ones with the fewest coping resources and the ones who are hardest to reach. Carr worked in Africa with members of communities rarely seen by trained help-givers at all. Dybdahl worked in Bosnia-Herzegovina at|