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Disasters and public health

Clements, Bruce MPH.

Disasters and public health

planning and response

by Clements, Bruce MPH.

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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Burlington, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disaster medicine,
  • Emergency management,
  • Disaster Planning -- methods,
  • Public Health Administration -- methods,
  • Civil Defense -- methods,
  • Disasters -- prevention & control,
  • Emergencies

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBruce Clements.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA645.5 .C527 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22984076M
    ISBN 109781856176125
    LC Control Number2009001355

    Book Description. Disaster Public Health and Older People introduces professionals, students and fieldworkers to the science and art of promoting health and well-being among older people in the context of humanitarian emergencies, with a particular focus on low- and middle-income country settings.. Older people face specific vulnerabilities in physical, mental and social well-being during.   The Alliance for Health Reform holds a discussion on the nation's preparedness for public health emergencies. Federal and state preparedness officials explain how .

    public’s health. • Restore health services and environmental safety to pre-event levels by identifying and implementing recommended changes documented in post-event evaluations. • Ensure sustained, basic and surge capacities of public health resources to prevent, plan for, respond to, . Environmental Public Health Impacts of Disasters: Hurricane Katrina is the summary of this workshop. This report will inform the public health, first responder, and scientific communities on how the affected community can be helped in both the midterm and the near future.

    Health and Safety Concerns; For Responders; For Health Care Professionals; Floods. Overview; Preparation and Planning Food and Water Concerns; For Responders; Volcanoes. Overview; Preparation and Planning; Health and Safety Concerns; Hurricanes. Overview; Preparedness and Planning During and After a Hurricane; For Response Workers; Wildfires. Natural and man-made disasters--earthquakes, floods, volcanic eruptions, industrial crises, and many others--have claimed more than 3 million lives during the past 20 years, adversely affected the lives of at least million people, and caused more than 50 billion dollars in property damages. A major disaster occurs almost daily in some part of the world.5/5(2).


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