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'Building back better' in the context of multi-hazards in the Caribbean.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disasters [Disasters] 2022 Jul; Vol. 46 Suppl 1, pp. S151-S165. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 25.

Abstract:The multi-hazard vulnerability of Small Island Developing States in the Caribbean has underpinned the repeated saga of destructive natural and anthropogenic events that have disrupted land, livelihoods, the economy, and society over the past several de...

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Improving mass casualty planning in low resource settings: Médecins Sans Frontières and International Committee of the Red Cross perspective.

Publication Type:Editorial & Opinion

Source(s):British journal of anaesthesia [Br J Anaesth] 2022 Feb; Vol. 128 (2), pp. e92-e96. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Dec 03.

Abstract:Mass casualty events occur on a regular although unpredictable basis within the contexts of both Mèdecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) activities. The frequency of both natural disasters and other mass c...

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Post-conflict disaster governance in Nepal: one-door policy, multiple-window practice.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disasters [Disasters] 2022 Jan; Vol. 46 (1), pp. 226-245. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 08.

Abstract:The response to the earthquakes in Nepal on 25 April and 12 May 2015 was as overwhelming as the magnitude of the events themselves. Tensions between the humanitarian imperative and the post-conflict state-building agenda soon became evident. Many actor...

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Scientific research and product development in the United States to address injuries from a radiation public health emergency.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of radiation research [J Radiat Res] 2021 Sep 13; Vol. 62 (5), pp. 752-763.

Abstract:The USA has experienced one large-scale nuclear incident in its history. Lessons learned during the Three-Mile Island nuclear accident provided government planners with insight into property damage resulting from a low-level release of radiation, and a...

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The gap of knowledge and skill - One reason for unsuccessful management of mass casualty incidents and disasters.

Publication Type:Editorial & Opinion

Source(s):The American journal of emergency medicine [Am J Emerg Med] 2021 Aug; Vol. 46, pp. 744-745. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Sep 29.

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Emergency Physician Involvement in Hospital Preparedness: A National Survey of Academic Medical Centers.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disaster medicine and public health preparedness [Disaster Med Public Health Prep] 2021 Aug; Vol. 15 (4), pp. 427-430. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 May 19.

Abstract:Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the involvement of emergency medicine physicians at academic medical centers across the United States as well as their background training, roles in the hospital, and compensation if applicable for tim...

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The transition from development and disaster risk reduction to humanitarian relief: the case of Yemen during high-intensity conflict.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disasters [Disasters] 2022 Oct; Vol. 46 (4), pp. 1049-1074. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 01.

Abstract:Discussions on how humanitarian aid and disaster responses can link better with development and disaster risk reduction (DRR) have occurred for decades. However, the reverse transition, from development to relief, is still poorly understood. Using the ...

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Investigating Organizational Learning and Adaptations for Improved Disaster Response Towards "Resilient Hospitals:" An Integrative Literature Review.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Prehospital and disaster medicine [Prehosp Disaster Med] 2022 Oct; Vol. 37 (5), pp. 665-673. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 04.

Abstract:Background: For hospitals, learning from disaster response efforts and adapting organizational practices can improve resilience in dealing with future disruptions. However, amidst global disruptions by climate change, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVI...

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Perceived Disaster Preparedness and Willingness to Respond among Emergency Nurses in South Korea: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Sep 19; Vol. 19 (18). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 19.

Abstract:Introduction: Emergency nurses serve a vital role in disaster situations. Understanding their disaster preparedness and willingness to respond to a disaster is important in maintaining appropriate disaster management. The purpose of this study was to e...

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Prevalence of Mental Health Problems among Patients Treated by Emergency Medical Teams: Findings from J-SPEED Data Regarding the West Japan Heavy Rain 2018.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Sep 12; Vol. 19 (18). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 12.

Abstract:It is crucial to provide mental health care following a disaster because the victims tend to experience symptoms such as anxiety and insomnia during the acute phase. However, little research on mental health during the acute phase has been conducted, a...

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