Meit, M., Briggs, T., Kennedy, A., et al. (2007). Spontaneous Evacuation Following a Dirty Bomb or Pandemic Influenza: Highlights from a National Survey of Urban Residents’ Intended Behavior. NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis.
The authors highlight results from a national survey that measured urban residents’ plans to evacuate after two potential disasters. Responses differed by several variables; the potential effect of this movement on infrastructure in rural communities (including the healthcare system) is significant and plans must be adjusted.