Schools as Shelters: Anticipating 21st-Century Terrorist Threats

Gursky, Elin
February 2004
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Feb2004, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p49
Discusses the use and significance of schools to shelter and serve communities in the U.S. in times of distress. History of the concept of schools as shelter; Role of schools in community disaster planning; Attributes of schools that confirm their central role in disaster planning; Upgrades needed by school institutions to support the sheltering requirements of the population.


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