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Handbook of public health in natural disasters : nutrition, food, remediation and preparation

Author: Ronald R Watson; Joseph A Tabor; John Ehiri; Victor R Preedy
Publisher: Wageningen : Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2015. ©2015
Series: Human health handbooks, no. 10.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The combination of growing populations moving into large cities in high risk zones increase the risk of natural disasters with a substantial public health consequence. A high population density and rapid air travel increase the spread and effects of plagues and diseases. People in countries with limited resources are more vulnerable to death and other consequences of disasters. This requires global rather than  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Handbook of public health in natural disasters.
Wageningen, Netherlands : Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2015
(OCoLC)898923131
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald R Watson; Joseph A Tabor; John Ehiri; Victor R Preedy
ISBN: 9789086868063 9086868061
OCLC Number: 903892792
Description: 1 online resource (608 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Human health handbooks, no. 10.
Responsibility: edited by: Ronald Ross Watson, Joseph A. Tabor, John E. Ehiri, Victor R. Preedy.

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This book is the first holistic public health approach in relation to natural disasters. It is unique in focusing on 'lessons learned' rather than 'what to do'. The summary points at the start of  Read more...

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