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  • Pascal, Mathilde; Le Tertre, Alain; Saoudi, Abdessattar (PLoS Currents Disasters, 2012-02-27)
    Understanding its impacts on health will help improving the efficiency of this plan. The authors assessed the mortality impact of the heat wave, and investigated the influence of the heat prevention plan. The study focused ...
  • Kishimoto, Miyako; Noda, Mitsuhiko (Public Library of Science, 2012-05-15)
    The Great East Japan Earthquake and the subsequent tsunami that occurred in the afternoon of March 11, 2011, destroyed large parts of Japan’s Tohoku district. Owing to the unfavorable living environment, many diabetic ...
  • Ardalan, Ali; Rajaei, Mohammad Hossein; Masoumi, Gholamreza; Azin, Ali; Zonoobi, Vahid; Sarvar, Mohammad; Vaskoei Eshkevari, Khorshid; Ahmadnezhad, Elham; Jafari, Gelareh (Public Library of Science, 2012-07-16)
    In line with Iran’s Comprehensive Health Sector Road Map, the National Institute of Health Research at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences developed the 2012-2025 road map of Disaster Health Management (DHM), including ...
  • Twigg, John, 1957-; Kett, Maria; Bottomley, Helen; Tan, Lin Tze; Nasreddin, Hussam (2011)
    This paper reviews current practice regarding people with disabilities in public (or communal) emergency shelter management. It shows that provision for disabled people generally fails to meet their needs and describes the ...
  • Bompangue, Didier; Vesenbeckh, Silvan Manuel; Giraudoux, Patrick; Castro, Marcia; Muyembe, Jean-Jacques; Ilunga, Benoit Kebela; Murray, Megan (Public Library of Science, 2012-03-05)
    Cholera is an endemic disease in certain well-defined areas in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The west of the country, including the mega-city Kinshasa, has been free of cases since mid 2001 when the ...

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