Accession Number : AD0757641

Title :   Local Civil Defense Directors in Action: Preparedness for Disasters.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : IOWA STATE UNIV AMES DEPT OF SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Klonglan,Gerald E. ; Mulford,Charles L. ; Tweed,Dan L. ; Kopachevsky,Joseph P. ; Faisal,Sue

Report Date : OCT 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 108

Abstract : The report is the second of a five-part series which presents the initial questions and responses of a national sample of local civil defense director/coordinators to items related to local preparations for disasters. The report presents with the use of simple descriptive statistics (frequency, mean, mode, std. dev., etc.) content areas which include the preparation, results and perceived usefulness of Local Contingency Planning, Emergency Operating Centers and Emergency Operations Simulations. A second part of the report presents responses to a series of questions concerning the uses of the local program paper and its perceived adequacies or inadequacies. (Author Modified Abstract)

Descriptors :   (*CIVIL DEFENSE, *MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL), STATISTICAL DATA, SHELTERS, ORGANIZATIONS, TRAINING, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), SOCIOLOGY

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Civil Defense

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE