A Proposed Disaster Literacy Model

  title={A Proposed Disaster Literacy Model},
  author={Lisa M. Brown and Jolie N Haun and Lindsay J. Peterson},
  journal={Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness},
  pages={267 - 275}
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