Rowel, R. and Barnett, D. (2013). Disaster Preparedness: Public Health Infrastructure and Perspectives on Community Resilience. Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, MidAtlantic Public Health Training Center.
This presentation discusses research conducted to identify influences of perceived threat and efficacy on willingness to respond in public health emergencies. Emergency-specific patterns of response willingness are reviewed, and recommendation for improving response willingness are provided.