Disaster planning

            As the world progresses into the twenty-first century, one aspect of health care – disaster planning – requires urgent attention. Not only does each year bring killer tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, floods, wildfires, the...

“Hurrican Katrina”

1. Select one or more national or international crises, emergencies or disasters (CEDs) which have occurred in the last 30 years, and which had significant public health implications. 2. Clearly describe and analyse the context and causes of the CED. 3. Identify the...

The Bhopal, India disaster

      Even today, the victims of the tragedy continue to suffer. However, through the efforts of Union carbide, several legal processes have been initiated for the victims. Additionally, the Union carbide’s initiative has helped to bring up globally...

The Okeechobee hurricane

          1n 1928, the Okeechobee hurricane ravaged Belle Glade, Pahokee, and other areas in Palm Beach County.It claimed over 2,500 lives, most of whom were poor, black agricultural workers.Because of systemic racism, those people’s lives...