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The Public Health Consequences of Disasters
by Eric K. Noji
This book summarizes the most recent and useful information about the public health impact of natural disasters, illustrated by examples fro m recent research in the field. The author starts with a section on th e concepts and role of surveillance and epidemiology, highlighting gen eral environmental health health concerns. The other chapters cover di screte types of natur ...more
Hardcover, 488 pages
Published November 14th 1996 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published November 11th 1996)
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"One needs only read the first chapter of The Public Health Consequences of Disasters to understand how devastating disasters can really be...a reality check that is long overdue.... A much-needed catalogue of areas that require further investigation...outstanding job....The text is easy reading and seeks to present not only useful public-health issues, but also an overview of general disaster management, so that the reader has an understanding of the critical link between these two areas. Noji ...more
Nov 18, 2012 Eric K. Noji M.D. rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommends it for: students and humanitarian aid workers
Recommended to Eric K. by: Dr. Michael Gregg
"muy bien documentado, provee excelente información sobre las causas, historia, frecuencia, duración y consecuencias de los mayores y más frecuentes desastres en el mundo. Un volumen que tendrá una gran utilidad en la biblioteca de todos los que están invlucrados en el área de los desastres"