Ensuring human safety is a principal priority of the United States (US) government to all of its citizens. One of the aspects of human safety that the US government renders with considerable focus is evacuation during disasters. Whereas federal policies exist to ensure systematic execution of evacuation efforts in all levels – federal, state and local, those have met with concerns over inefficiency in bringing citizens stricken by disasters to immediate safety via evacuation. Nonetheless, federal evacuation policies continue to serve as frameworks for state and local-level administrations.
Overview on Evacuation Policies
Evacuation policies have long been