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Understanding excess mortality from not-so-natural disasters

Source(s):  Lancet, the

This brief publication highlights the 'not-so-natural' human socio-economic factors that are contributing to excess mortality and morbidity rates in the US within the context of hurricanes, storm surge and flooding. 

The document calls for urgent action, reinforcement of the health system, basic infrastructure and building codes in order to reduce the impact of climate change on US society. 



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  • Understanding excess mortality from not-so-natural disasters
  • Publication date 2018
  • Author(s) Hammer, Charlotte. C
  • Number of pages 2 p.

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