Public health humanitarian responses to natural disasters / Emily Ying Yang Chan.Material type: TextSeries: Routledge humanitarian studies seriesPublisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2017Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 259 pages)ISBN: 9781315667218; 9781317357421Subject(s): Disaster medicine | Medical assistance | Disaster relief | Humanitarian assistanceLOC classification: RA645.5Online resources: Click here to access this RESOURCE ONLINE.
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1. Key public health concepts of disaster preparedness and response ; 2. Disaster concepts and trends ; 3. General public health impacts of natural disasters ; 4. The specific human health impacts of natural disasters ; 5. When public health and disaster collide : responding to health needs in natural disasters ; 6. Current and likely medical and public health threats and challenges for disaster response in the twenty-first century ; 7. Resources for disaster response and beyond ; 8. From public health emergency preparedness to resilience ; 9. Conclusion.