Tag archive for Displaced population

Who leaves and who stays? A review and statistical meta-analysis of hurricane evacuation studies

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Official warnings, mobile home residence, risk area residence, observations of environmental (storm conditions), social behavioral cues by others, and expectation of significant personal impacts have consistently significant effects on household evacuation. Demographic variables have …

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Households’ evacuation decision in response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

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A household’s evacuation decision is determined most directly by expected wind impacts. Expected hydrological impacts did not have as much of an impact on evacuation decisions as wind impacts. Official warnings and risk area also had direct effect on the decision …

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Storm surge warning, mitigation, and adaptation

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This chapter provides a systematic review of measures that influence mitigation and adaptation to hazards linked with storm surge. Structural measures cannot entirely eliminate flood risk and in certain situations may not be …

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A systematic review of tropical cyclone disaster management research using remote sensing and spatial analysis

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Most research on tropical cyclone disaster management has been carried out at the regional level without validation of results. Climate change scenarios have to be taken into account in future cyclone risk mapping and …

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The health impacts of windstorms

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Windstorms can have a profound effect on human health with direct effects causing death and injury. Indirect effects can include falls, lacerations, puncture wounds. Power outages, fires, burns, carbon monoxide, poisoning and worsening of chronic illnesses are all health impacts associated …

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Midlevel dry intrusions as a factor in tornado outbreaks associated with landfalling tropical cyclones from the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

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Forecaster vigilance should be heightened when midlevel dry intrusions are observed. There is a clear link between the presence of a dry intrusion and a tornado outbreak.
This review examines historical tornado outbreak cases in order to provide an improved understanding of …

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La efectividad de las intervenciones para tratar la desnutrición aguda grave en niños pequeños

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Se requiere investigación adicional en la mayoría de los aspectos del tratamiento de la desnutrición aguda grave (SAM) en niños < 5 años, incluyendo los regímenes de reanimación intravenosa para el shock, manejo de los subgrupos (por ejemplo, los bebés < …

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L’efficacité des interventions pour traiter la malnutrition aiguë sévère chez les jeunes enfants

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Il est nécessaire de poursuivre les recherches sur la plupart des aspects de la prise en charge de la malnutrition aiguë sévère (MAS) chez les enfants de moins de 5 ans, notamment sur la réanimation volémique intraveineuse, la prise en charge …

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Facteurs de risque et facteurs de risque en cascaque pour les épidémies de maladies transmissibles dans les situations d’urgence humanitaire complexes

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Les urgences humanitaires complexes (UHC) constituent une menace importante pour la santé publique. Des recherches plus rigoureuses sur le risque d’épidémies lors d’UHC sont nécessaires, d’un point de vue pratique et théorique.
Les maladies transmissibles constituent une préoccupation majeure lors de situations …

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Factores de riesgo y cascadas de factores de riesgo para brotes de enfermedades transmisibles en emergencias humanitarias complejas

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Las emergencias humanitarias complejas (EHC) representan una amenaza significativa para la salud pública. Se necesita una investigación más rigurosa sobre el riesgo de brotes de enfermedades en EHC, de un punto de vista de los médicos y académico.
Las enfermedades transmisibles son …

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