Accession Number:

AD0765513

Title:

The Unpredictable Disaster in a Metropolis: Public Response to the Los Angeles Earthquake of February, 1971.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES SURVEY RESEARCH CENTER

Report Date:

1973-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

176.0

Abstract:

A combination of findings on post earthquake public behavior suggests that persons who are outside a certain perimeter following a disaster are given less assistance by disaster agencies and are not defined by others as victims while often experiencing what they themselves consider to be severe emotional damage.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE