Federal Agencies Should Adopt Uniform Framework for Quantifying Disaster-Related Deaths, Illness, Says New Report

To a lot more correctly quantify disaster-associated fatalities, injuries, and illnesses, the Federal Crisis Management Company and other businesses supporting disaster response need to adopt a uniform nationwide framework of knowledge assortment methods and methods for distinguishing direct from oblique disaster fatalities, states a new congressionally mandated report from the Nationwide Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medication.