Defining Functional Needs - Updating CMIST
Kailes, J.I. (2020). Defining Functional Needs - Updating CMIST. The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies.
This article examines the history of the CMIST framework, discusses how it can be updated among evolving terminology to maximize safety and support for individuals with disabilities, and access and functional needs. The article explains that emergency managers should optimize for function to meet these individuals’ needs.