Evacuating communities affected by disasters during future COVID-19 waves

Brief #4

Version Number: 2.0

July 7, 2020

Deputy Director of Research and Operations at the Cascade Institute

This Brief investigates the challenges of evacuating communities from disasters during possible future “waves” of COVID-19 cases. The analysis highlights wildfire evacuations, but its findings and recommendations are equally relevant to evacuation planning for floods and hurricanes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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