Models and Methods For Helping Vulnerable Populations

Models and Methods For Helping Vulnerable Populations

When someone calls alcoholism or childhood obesity a social disease, they are describing a social problem, but they are using medical terms, models and methods while looking at the society and its More »

Helping the Vulnerable: What Works and What Doesn’t

Helping the Vulnerable: What Works and What Doesn’t

Just like in any other field of human activity, governments and individuals need information that will allow them to make better decisions and judgments about their actions. Early pioneers of social work More »

The History of Helping the Vulnerable Populations

The History of Helping the Vulnerable Populations

The foundations of what modern governments do to help the poor and vulnerable are connected to the industrialisation processes and their results that occurred in the nineteenth century, even the laws for More »

 

Welcome

Welcome to the website about disaster avoidance, preparedness and working with populations at risk.

Here you will find a lot of information that can help different populations avoid and prepare for disasters. This website contains tips for building physical structures that can withstand floods and hurricanes.

It also talks about the ways in which governments work with vulnerable populations, including social work.

On this website, you will find answers to questions such as why people come in contact with social workers, the goals of social work, the relationship between government policies and life of vulnerable populations, the role of social workers and government employees and more.

This website is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn more about helping people and finding out what the government and private institutions are already doing to protect the vulnerable and prepare for different disasters.

In 1920, Clement Attlee, who was a social worker at the time and who later became British Prime Minister, wrote about different roles of social workers and governments. He believed that people who want to help the vulnerable can be pioneers, investigators, and agitators.

Attlee believes that people who want to help others turn ideas into reality, including the ideas of social justice and getting rid of social inequality. He has a belief that social work was connected to social justice and this idea is as popular and relevant a century later as it was at any point in the past. This is also something that this website explores and will introduce you to.

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