Disasters Through the Lens of Disparities Elevate Community Resilience as an Essential Public Health Service
Lichtveld, M. (2018). Disasters Through the Lens of Disparities: Elevate Community Resilience as an Essential Public Health Service. American Journal of Public Health. 108(1): 28–30.
Using examples from past disasters, the author discusses how inequities prevent communities from adequately preparing for disasters, and how poor preparedness negatively impacts mitigation, response, and recovery. She advocates for making resiliency an essential public health service.