Crowds and Identities: John Drury’s Research Group

Guidance Documents

These guidance documents cite our published work and use concepts developed on our research as part of the rationale for practice in the response to emergencies and disasters.

Psychosocial care for people affected by disasters and major incidents. This document cites our research on the July 7th bombings as part of the rationale for psychosocial care in which people in crowds are assumed to have the potential capacity to respond adaptively. It also cites our definition of collective resilience.

NHS emergency planning guidance: Planning for the psychosocial and mental health care of people affected by major incidents and disasters. This also cites our work on the London bombings.

US Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Health and Human Services. Patient Decontamination in a Mass Chemical Exposure Incident: National Planning Guidance for Communities. Washington, DC: US Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Health and Human Services; 2014. This document cites Holly Carter's work showing that communication and respect facilitate mass decontamination.

Harvard School of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Exercise Program. Proposed Minimum Decontamination Capabilities for Hospitals in Massachusetts. Boston, MA: Harvard School of Public Health; 2014. This document also cites Holly Carter's work on communication in mass decontamination.

Primary Response Incident Scene Management (PRISM). Biomedical Advanced Research Development Authority (2015). This document is a guidance for chemical incidents and cites Holly Carter's work.