VDEM Survey on Emergency Preparedness National Capital Region

Telephone survey of randomly contacted residents of Washington DC and the areas of Virginia and Maryland considered to be part of the National Capital Region. Contact was made by listed sample RDD and cell phone. The project was a collaborative effort among the emergency management agencies of DC and its five surrounding states (Virginia Maryland Delaware Pennsylvania and West Virginia.) The survey gathered information on people’s preparedness trust in information sources special needs likely evacuation destinations and routes and other information needed by the emergency management agencies to prepare their plans for a possible man-made emergency in the area. A full report was prepared in addition to multiple presentations for stakeholders and emergency planners and responders.
Sample
residents of National Capital Region
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Janet Clements VDEM
Sponsor
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
Project ID
8.37
Year
2008