Improved disaster health learning opportunities as learned from case studies of communities recovering after hurricanes irene and sandy
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related research
Discuss common challenges in protecting public health encountered by the case study communities in the months following the event and ways in which these challenges can be mitigated. List at least 3 topics of education, training, and awareness that would facilitate the recovery process and mitigate poor health outcomes in disaster-affected communities.
Keyword(s): Recovery, Community Capacity
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been involved in disaster research and education for the last 5 years. Working under the Principal Investigator, I have been in charge of the design, implementation, and analysis of this project.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.