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Author Wizemann, Theresa M., author

Title Engaging the public in critical disaster planning and decision making : workshop summary / Theresa Wizemann, Megan Reeve, and Bruce Altevogt, rapporteurs ; Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (1 PDF file (xvii, 51 pages)) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Framing public engagement -- 3. Theory to practice: planning and implementing public engagement activities -- 4. Challenges and lessons learned -- 5. Public engagement sample exercises -- 6. Final remarks
Summary Engaging the Public in Critical Disaster Planning and Decision Making is the summary of a workshop held in March 2013 to discuss the key principles of public engagement during the development of disaster plans, the response phase, and during the dissemination phase when interested community partners and the general public are informed of the policies that have been adopted. Presenters provided specific examples of resources to assist jurisdictions in planning public engagement activities as well as challenges experienced and potential solutions. This report introduces key principles of public engagement, provides practical guidance on how to plan and implement a public engagement activity, and presents tools to facilitate planning
Notes Title from PDF t.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes This activity was supported by contracts between the National Academy of Sciences and the American College of Emergency Physicians; American Hospital Association; Association of State and Territorial Health Officials; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Contract No. 200-2011-38807, TO #19); Department of Defense (Contract No. HT0011-11-P-0186), Department of Defense, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Contract No. HT9404-12-1-0022); Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Environmental Sciences, National Library of Medicine (Contract No. HHSN26300007 [Under Base 1#HHSN263201200074I]); Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (Contract No. HHSO100201000021P); Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (Contract No. HSFE20-13-P-0212); Department of Homeland Security, Office of Health Affairs (Contract No. HSHQDC-13-J-00384 [Under Base 1 # HSHQDC-11-D-00009]); Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (Contract No. DTNH22-10-H-00287); Department of Veterans Affairs (Contract No. 101-G09041); Emergency Nurses Association; Food and Drug Administration (Contract No. HHSF22301027T [Under Base Contract DHHS-8598]); Infectious Disease Society of America; Martin, Blanck & Associates; Mayo Clinic; Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. (Contract No. 2391); National Association of Chain Drug Stores; National Association of County and City Health Officials; National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians; Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America; Target Corporation; Trauma Center Association of America; and United Health Foundation. The views presented in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the activity
Description based on version viewed March 15, 2014
Subject Decision making -- United States -- Citizen participation -- Congresses.
Emergency management -- United States -- Citizen participation -- Congresses.
Emergency management -- United States -- Decision making -- Congresses.
Disaster Planning -- methods.
Community Participation.
Decision Making.
United States.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Altevogt, Bruce M., author
Snair, Megan Reeve, author
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, sponsor
Engaging the Public in Critical Disaster Planning and Decision Making (Workshop) (2013 : Atlanta, Ga.)
ISBN 0309288916