TITLE

Fear factor: People feel less safe, doubt local government readiness

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Mar2008, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the findings of a poll on the preparedness of the government to handle potential threats or public health emergencies, commissioned by Trust for America's Health in 2008. Socioeconomic level has a significant effect on the level of worry about specific disasters. Parents with school-age children believe that their child's school has a plan in place to handle an emergency. Various steps for preparing for natural disasters and public health emergencies are presented.
ACCESSION #
31409097

 

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