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Mass Evacuation to Rural Communities II

October 11, 2007

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Program Description:
Presenters share research results related to mass evacuation to rural areas, practical tips to deal with mass evacuees, as well as a tool developed by the Western New York Public Health Alliance Rural Advanced Practice Center to predict community population surge following potential urban disasters.

Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize potential issues related to spontaneous evacuation to rural areas
  2. Identify actions rural planners can take to mitigate the impact of a spontaneous evacuation
  3. Utilize a tool to predict community population surge following potential urban disasters

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Who Should Attend:
National audience of state and local public health professionals and their partners (e.g., healthcare professionals, EMS personnel, law enforcement, media representatives, etc).

Sponsored by the Western New York Public Health Alliance Rural Advanced Practice Center, supported by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The contents of this program are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.

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