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Large-scale Evacuation : The Analysis, Modeling, and Management of Emergency Relocation from Hazardous
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This book focuses on the topic of modeling evacuations that use the road transportation network. It combines perspectives from social scientists and transportation engineers, fields that have traditionally approached evacuation modeling from distinctly different perspectives. It discusses the evacuation of towns, cities, and metropolitan areas for multiple hazards. The book walks the reader step-by-step through the key questions needed to model an evacuation and assess the impacts to the road system as well as evacuation management strategies.