Hurricane Sandy: A Complex Environmental Health Communications Challenge
During widespread power and internet outages, disaster responders cannot always assume their sophisticated communications gear--radios, pagers, cellphones and computers--will work. Alternate plans need to be ready for deployment to assure continuity and efficiency of the public health response.
In this presentation, follow the Somerset County experience during Hurricane Sandy to identify gaps and develop solutions to bridge them in your preparedness plans.
Speaker / Author:
Michele Samarya-Timm, MA, HO, MCHES, REHS/RS, DAAS