The Phases of a Disaster: Are We Headed Towards Disillusionment?

By: Erick Messias, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

A model of the phases of disaster suggests that we have passed through the first four phases and are now headed into the fifth: the phase of disillusionment.

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