Cooper, A. (2010). Vulnerable Populations in Disasters: Health Effects and Needs. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US).
This White Paper was prepared for the June 10-11, 2009 workshop on medical surge capacity hosted by the Institute of Medicine Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events. The paper highlights successes, short and long-term goals, and research gaps associated with the health effects on individuals with access and functional needs in disasters.