Analysis of First-Person Accounts from Survivors of the World Trade Centre Evacuation on September 11, 2001

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleResearch Report, NRC Institute for Research in Construction; Volume 178
Physical description32 p.
SubjectWorld Trade Centre
AbstractThis paper reports the analysis of 745 first-person accounts of evacuees from the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001. The objective of the analysis was to gain insight into the variability of human behaviour and response times displayed during the evacuation and obtain a better understanding of individual experiences, the information available to them, and the conditions on their floors and along their evacuation routes.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number16600
NPARC number20378316
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Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-10-03
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