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Shelter-in-Place and Evacuation Training for a Large Midwestern County

Nancy Meyer-Emerick

Shelter-in-place (SIP) and evacuation are the two most common types of population protection used during emergency incidents involving time limited health crises such as releases of toxic chemicals, biological agents or radioactive materials. This article describes a training program for seven target groups in a large Midwestern county that can be used to develop SIP and evacuation competencies to enhance the effectiveness of those protective actions.

Published Online: 2011-5-31

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