Evaluation of emergency evacuation in school buildings_ Protocol for a Systematic Review

Raquel Martins, J. Duarte, Mário Vaz
2019 International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Safety  
Children are amongst the most vulnerable affected groups by natural and human-made disasters. Disaster preparedness education programs have been developed to help reduce risk and increase resilience for hazardous events. A better understanding is needed about children evacuation behaviour in schools and the time of evacuation. Therefore, a systematic review is proposed to search for relevant information about emergency evacuation response in schools. This systematic review protocol was
more » ... otocol was developed to present adequate guidelines that can provide relevant research results to fulfil the sought objective. Sixteen databases will be accessed (Scopus, Web of Science, and ScienceDirect, are some examples) and a total of three keyword expressions will be used. The selection process will be thoroughly described, including detailed data treatment and used eligibility criteria, to contribute to the general research on this field.
doi:10.24840/2184-0954_003.003_0008 fatcat:wjxodj4txrf2thu33423admrue