posted on Sep, 26 2005 @ 03:54 PM
I guess one thing we have to decide on is the type of disaster. The evacuation plan may be different depending on if its pre-disaster or
And is this a weather related situation with an extended warning window like a hurricane or is it an airplane flying into a builidng without any
warning at all.
I do think its pointless to evacuate to an area that is just as much a danger zone as your original point.
Example; Your barely survive New Orleans. You evacuate to a relatives house in Houston. Then, they evacuate (with you) to a relative's house in
Look, if you want to get out of a hurricane zone, go to Denver or someplace in Alaska.
Regardless, the contra-flow plan (closing one direction of a highway so large numbers of people can evacuate out using all lanes) needs serious work.