Planning Considerations for Persons with Access and Functional Needs in a Disaster-Part 2 Evacuation and Sheltering
Mace, S., Doyle, C., Askew, K., et al. (2018). Planning Considerations for Persons with Access and Functional Needs in a Disaster-Part 2: Evacuation and Sheltering. (Abstract only.) American Journal of Disaster Medicine. 13(3):195-206.
The authors discuss considerations for individuals with access and functional needs during a disaster as part of all-hazard preparedness. The article describes characteristics of individuals who meet this definition, legal considerations, evacuation and transportation, and general recommendations for planners considering these individuals in disaster preparedness.