Enhancing Public Health Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs Populations: A Toolkit for State and Local Planning and Response – RAND Corporation – June 2010

Posted on June 16, 2010. Filed under: Disaster Management | Tags: |

Enhancing Public Health Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs Populations: A Toolkit for State and Local Planning and Response – RAND Corporation – June 2010
 
By: Jeanne S. Ringel, Anita Chandra, Malcolm Williams, Karen A. Ricci, Alexandria Felton, David M. Adamson, Margaret M. Weden, Meilinda Huang

“Experiences from recent emergencies, such as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, have shown that current emergency preparedness plans are inadequate to address the unique issues of special needs populations. This toolkit is meant to assist state and local public health agencies improve their emergency preparedness activities.”

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