Lessons from Concurrent Disasters: COVID-19 and Eight Hurricanes
This literary review investigates the relationship of local government leaders and emergency managers in Louisiana who worked collaboratively to respond to the global pandemic and an “epidemic” of landfalling hurricanes during 2020. The review shares lessons learned from concurrent disasters such as COVID-19 and hurricanes. This review includes:
- Recommendation on competency building for emergency managers
- Recommended revisions of hurricane response and emergency plans
Recommended for emergency environmental public health professionals and local government officials.