- 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.
- ; Handicapped persons; Hazards; Physically handicapped; Risk assessment; Case studies; Elderly persons; Social effect; Losses; Nursing homes; Literature surveys; Disabled persons; Earthquake damage; Earthquake; Intermediate care facilities; Buildings; Emergency preparedness; Emergency planning; California; Fires; Local planning; Disasters; Senior citizens