1 edition of Public health consequences of disasters, 1989. found in the catalog.
Public health consequences of disasters, 1989.
by U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Ga
Written in English
|Contributions||Centers for Disease Control (U.S.)|
|LC Classifications||RA645.9 .P83 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 127 p. :|
|Number of Pages||127|
|LC Control Number||90600021|
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"The Public Health Consequences of Disasters is a significant update to the monograph by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).An outstanding desk reference It is a fascinating book, which will serve as an authoritative source of information for many years to come."--Journal of the American Medical Association/5(7).
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.
1989. book major disaster occurs almost daily in some part of the world. He advocates stronger epidemiologic awareness as the basis for better understanding and control of disasters.
A comprehensive theoretical and practical treatment of the subject, The Public Health Consequences of Disasters is an invaluable tool for epidemiologists, disaster relief specialists, and physicians who treat disaster victims.5/5(2). This novel concept reflects public health issues with calamitous social consequences such as infectious disease outbreaks, the attendant public health impacts of natural or man-made disasters, and Author: Eric Noji.
In my opinion, this book would become a well-worn volume in the library of all those involved in disaster work."--International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters "The Public Health Consequences of Disasters is a significant update to the monograph by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).An outstanding desk /5(5).
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Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, French JG, Ing R, Von Allmen S, Wood R. Mortality from flash floods: a review of National Weather Service reports, Illustrated with examples from recent research in the field, this book summarizes the most pertinent and useful information about the public health impact of natural and man-made disasters.
It is divided into four sections dealing with general concerns, geophysical events, weather-related problems, and human-generated disasters. It is important to remember, however, that disasters are a multi-faceted challenge and include the public health consequences of geophysical hazards, industrial/technological accidents, terrorist events, and biological disasters, such as SARS outbreaks and E.
coli contamination. In addition, on the international scale, disasters include the. In the aftermath of disasters, public health services must address the effects of civil strife, armed conflict, population migration, economic collapse, and famine.
In modern conflicts civilians are targeted deliberately, and affected populations may face severe public health consequences, even without displacement from their by: Disasters and Public Health: Planning and Response, Second Edition. examines the critical intersection between emergency management and public health.
It provides a succinct overview of the actions that may be taken before, during, and after a major public health emergency or. The Causes and Behavioral Consequences of Disasters will further professional discussion and understanding among a wide range of professionals and students across public health, mental health, education, health administration and policy, social work, and the social by: 4.
health consequences of disaster by the health center team: health officers, public health nurses, environmental health technicians (sanitarians), and medical laboratory technicians. The basic and general concepts about disasters and their health consequences, their causation, epidemiology.
While the immediate death, suffering and economic tolls during a natural disaster are well established , the public health consequences of disasters after natural disasters have taken place Author: Eric Noji.
Sanderson LM. Tornadoes. In: Gregg MB, ed. The public health consequences of disasters Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, National Climatic Data Center.
National summary of tornadoes Asheville, North Carolina: National Climatic Data Center, We present in this review the current state of disaster mental health research. In particular, we provide an overview of research on the presentation, burden, correlates, and treatment of mental disorders following disasters.
We also describe challenges to studying the mental health consequences of disasters and discuss the limitations in current methodologies.
Finally, we offer directions for Cited by: Using three different types of disasters, heat waves, earthquakes, and complex humanitarian crises, the speakers and Roundtable members explored the complexity of responding to health needs, the public policy underlying the response, and the short- and long-term health-related needs.
Disasters and Public Health is a crucial tool in planning for and responding to the health impact of any crisis situation. Bruce Clements served over 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard as a Public Health Officer and a Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare Defense Instructor, a Hazardous Materials Specialist with an Urban.
Public Health Management After Natural Disasters "One of the common themes of all complex emergencies of the last three decades is that the public health and health systems are the first to be destroyed and the last to be recovered," remarks Dr. Frederick Burkle, Senior Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.Among the consequences of war, the impact on the mental health of the civilian population is one of the most significant.
Studies of the general population show a definite increase in the incidence and prevalence of mental disorders. Women are more affected than men. Other vulnerable groups are children, the elderly and the by: