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Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Epidemiology, and Public Health Implications  

Eric K. Noji, Anas A. Khan, and Zohair Al-Aseri

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Dec 2016
The fields of disaster medicine and public health preparedness have developed considerably with the natural hazards and humanitarian disasters over the past half-century. Developing ... More

Psychological Strategies and Challenges in Disaster Recovery  

Priscilla Dass-Brailsford

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

The Impact of Moisture and Temperature on Human Health in Heat Waves  

Michael Wehner, Federico Castillo, and Dáithí Stone

Online publication date:
Apr 2017
Extremely high air temperatures are uncomfortable for everyone. For some segments of the population, they can be deadly. Both the physical and societal aspects of intense heat waves in a ... More