EMS Delivery In Disasters: Preliminary Findings

Date
1977
Authors
Tierney, Kathleen J.
Taylor, Verta A.
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Publisher
Disaster Research Center
Abstract
Description
The Disaster Research Center (DRC), founded in 1963 at the Ohio State University, has been concerned throughout its history with conducting sociological research studies on the response of groups and organizations to commnunity-wide emergencies, especially natural disasters. Well over three hundred field studies have been conducted by DRC personnel in the United States and other countries. In addition to studying organizational behavior during and after disasters, DRC has been interested in learning about organizational planning for community-wide emergencies. The research has also attempted to assess both the short-term consequences of natural disasters for various aspects of community life.
Keywords
EMS , disasters , organizational planning , natural disasters
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