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  • Federal Evacuation Policy: Issues for Congress [January 18, 2011]
    "When government officials become aware of an impending disaster, they may take steps to protect citizens before the incident occurs. Evacuation of the geographic area that may be affected is one option to ensure public safety.… more
    Lindsay, Bruce R.
  • Serial No. 113-73: Mass Gathering Security: A Look at the Coordinated Approach to Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey and Other Large Scale Events, Field Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications of the Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session, June 23, 2014
    This hearing testimony is from the June 23, 2014 hearing on "Mass Gathering Security: A Look at the Coordinated Approach to Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey and Other Large Scale Events" held before the House Committee on Homel… more

Plans & Guides

  • Catastrophic Hurricane Evacuation Plan Evaluation: A Report to Congress
    This report details the assessment of local, State, and Federal plans for evacuations related to hurricanes and other catastrophic events in the Gulf Coast region. The assessment includes plans for moving people away from area… more
  • Evacuation Planning Guide for Stadiums
    "This evacuation guide is intended to assist the stadium's owner/operator with developing and implementing an Evacuation Plan by serving as a guide for stadium emergency managers charged with planning for the protection of stad… more
  • Mass Evacuations: Planning for Sports Venues
    This report discusses collaboration between public safety agencies and stadium officials in Spain. From the text: "On December 12, 2004, the stadium Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid was evacuated because of a bomb threat. Police an… more

Reports & Studies

  • Disaster Preparedness: Limitations in Federal Evacuation Assistance for Health Facilities Should be Addressed, Report to Congressional Committees
    "Hurricane Katrina demonstrated difficulties involved in evacuating communities and raised questions about how hospitals and nursing homes plan for evacuations and how the federal government assists. Due to broad-based congres… more
  • Evacuating Populations with Special Needs: Routes to Effective Evacuation Planning Primer Series
    "The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) proudly presents this primer, Evacuating Populations with Special Needs, as the third in the Routes to Effective Evacuation Planning primer series. This installment focuses on evacuati… more
  • Good Practice in Transportation Evacuation Preparedness and Response: Results of the FHWA Workshop Series
    "This document provides an overview of the good practices identified during a series of multi-state work¬shops on Transportation Evacuation Preparedness and Response in four regions across the United States. Good practices are … more
  • Recommendations for a National Mass Patient and Evacuee Movement, Regulating, and Tracking System
    "These recommendations are offered to assist in development of a system that could be used during a mass casualty or evacuation event to locate, track, and regulate patients and evacuees. The recommendations can provide decisio… more
    Zane, Richard D.; Rich, Tom; Biddinger, Paul D.


  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Mass Evacuation Transportation Model
    This webpage contains a mass evacuation transportation model. This model was "conducted by AHRQ with collaboration and funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. De… more
  • HURREVAC [Website]
    "HURREVAC stands for HURRicane EVACuation program on a computer. The program was developed by Sea Island Software, Inc. beginning in 1988, in response to a need for computer based management of data produced by various federal … more
  • U.S. Army Public Health Command: Hurricane and Typhoon Preparedness and Response [website]
    This site contains extensive resources and links regarding hospitals, clinicians, evacuation centers, food safety and environmental issues related to hurricanes and typhoons.