Disaster research experts can comment on Los Angeles wildfires

Experts from the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center can provide tips and analysis about evacuations and response related to the wildfires raging in Los Angeles.

Tricia Wachtendorf: Evacuation decision-making, disaster response and coordination, disaster relief (donations) and logistics, volunteer and emergent efforts, social vulnerability.  

James Kendra: Disaster response, nursing homes and hospitals, volunteers, response coordination.

Jennifer Horney: Environmental impacts of disasters and potential public health impacts for chronic and infectious diseases.

Sarah DeYoung: Expertise in maternal and child health in crisis and disaster settings with a focus on infant feeding in emergencies; decision-making in hurricane evacuation.  

Jennifer Trivedi: Cultural issues and long-term recovery.

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