Challenges for the Disaster Workforce During a Compound Hurricane-Pandemic
This article identifies how emergency management planning for both the changing dynamics of COVID-19 and hurricane season may change under a compound threat. COVID-19 and the increase of natural disasters occurring pushes new considerations to be made around the workforce and emergency management. This resource includes descriptions of:
- The disaster workforce
- Workforce evaluation
- Workforce compassion fatigue and burnout
Recommended for environmental health workforce, public health workforce, and emergency preparedness and response workforce to ensure that management styles will change as disasters occur.