- Mitigating the destructive impact of hurricane force winds will require developing and implementing new building codes.
- Mitigating the impact of floods will require site-specific investments in infrastructure and planning.
- California provides the best example of “lessons learned” from an aggressive policy to protect hospitals from the effects of natural disasters.
Research conducted by
Meade, Charles, Planning the Safety of Healthcare Structures. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2005. https://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR309.html.
Meade, Charles, Planning the Safety of Healthcare Structures, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, WR-309, 2005. As of September 08, 2021: https://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR309.html