Disaster Recovery Also Involves Human Recovery
Published in: JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, v. 304, no. 14, Commentary, Oct. 13, 2010, p. 1608-1609
Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2009
This commentary argues that unless the U.S. examines and plans for the psychological consequences of disasters such as Katrina and the recent oil spill, communities will be struggling to address acute and chronic health issues while trying to rebuild.