Hurricanes Katrina, 2005 and irene, 2011: A comparative analysis of national, state, local, community preparedness and response
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Advocacy for health and health education
Communication and informatics
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related research
Compare national, national, state, local, community preparedness and response for Hurricanes Katrina and Irene Analyze lessons learned from the management of these natural disaster events Discuss how lessons learned from Hurricanes Katrina and Irene were applied in current northeast regional experiences with Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy Formulate and extrapolate plans for future response efforts
Keyword(s): Disasters, Epidemiology
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