- Disabled Persons and Earthquake Hazards.
- Tierney, K. L.; Petak, W. J.; Hahn, H.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.,
- ;Table of Contents: Introduction; Concepts and Models in the Study of Disability; The Epidemiology of Disability; Disability and the Risk of Earthquake-Related Injury; Probable Effects of Earthquake Damage on the Coping Capacity of Building Occupants; Emergency Preparedness and Response Measures for Persons With Disabilities; and Conclusions and Recommendations.
- ; Emergency preparedness; Senior citizens; Emergency planning; Nursing homes; Disasters; Intermediate care facilities; Earthquake; Risk assessment; Literature surveys; Social effect; Hazards; Handicapped persons; Physically handicapped; Case studies; California; Earthquake damage; Fires; Buildings; Elderly persons; Losses; Disabled persons; Local planning