Considerations concerning religious and cultural rituals and practices


In terms of religious or other cultural rituals and practices, considerations such as providing a place for prayers, observing burial rites and ritual for the dead victims, separating men and women where culture demands, assigning them to health facilities where a healthcare worker of the corresponding gender is available, providing dietary needs based on peoples believes and cultural practices, etc., represent elements that operationalize in cultural life in disaster situations.

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