Bottom-Up Citizen Engagement for Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management
This article describes how there is a need to advance bottom-up engagement in health disaster and emergency management programs, policies and research. The article also highlights that all disasters and health emergencies start at the local level and it is imperative to engage community expertise to maximize resources and minimize health impacts during a global crisis. This resource includes:
- Risk communication
- Research participation
- Research design
- Knowledge sharing
Recommended for state, local, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals.