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Government response to COVID-19: Gaps revealed

Tom Barth, PhD, Kevin Staley, MPA, Chris Gonyar, MPA, John Combs, MPA, Shawn Kiley, MPA

Abstract


Drawing on the diverse perspectives of four emergency management professionals and a public administration academic, gaps revealed by our nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic are discussed. These gaps range from political theory regarding our government system of federalism to fundamental questions around the public communication of risk management and the provision of mass shelter and care.


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disaster management, public health crisis, disaster preparedness

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5055/jem.0592

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