Earthquakes in El Salvador: a descriptive study of health concerns in a rural community and the clinical implications – part II

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Audrey Snyder, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Innovation (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Results reported in Part I of the Earthquakes in El Salvador series (see Disaster Management & Response 2003;1:105-9) indicated clinically relevant findings. The findings indicated a need for greater public health action within all five categories reviewed: healthcare, access to healthcare, housing, food, water and sanitation. Significant results between urban and rural communities indicated a need for broader community aid, public health and sanitation services to rural areas. Faster and more efficient disaster management and care services throughout the San Sebastian community were also necessary modifications.

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Disaster Management and Response, 2 (1), 10-13. DOI: 10.1016/j.dmr.2003.12.007
Language: English
Date: 2004
El Salvador, community health, health impact of earthquakes

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