Preparedness-related research from APHA's American Journal of Public Health


APHA's AJPH has published a wealth of information related to public health preparedness. Check out these studies and visit the AJPH website to read more.

Hurricane Ike 1• The Common Ground Preparedness Framework: A Comprehensive Description of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Read >>

• Building Community Disaster Resilience: Perspectives From a Large Urban County Department of Public Health Read >>

• Secondary Surge Capacity: A Framework for Understanding Long-Term Access to Primary Care for Medically Vulnerable Populations in Disaster Recovery Read >>

• The Role of Applied Epidemiology Methods in the Disaster Management Cycle Read >>

• A Rapid Needs Assessment of the Rockaway Peninsula in New York City After Hurricane Sandy and the Relationship of Socioeconomic Status to Recovery Read >>

• Using Medicare Data to Identify Individuals Who Are Electricity Dependent to Improve Disaster Preparedness and Response Read >>

• Preparedness for Natural Disasters Among Older US Adults: A Nationwide Survey Read >>

• From Design to Dissemination: Implementing Community-Based Participatory Research in Postdisaster Communities Read >>

• Ethical Guidance for Disaster Response, Specifically Around Crisis Standards of Care: A Systematic Review Read >>

• Evacuation of Pets During Disasters: A Public Health Intervention to Increase Resilience Read >>

Photo: Helicopters, trucks, boats and all-terrain vehicles are used in Erath, Lousiana, in September 2005 to evacuate people stranded by Hurricane Rita flooding. FEMA photo by Win Henderson

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