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Chemical releases associated with earthquakes

Source(s):  World Health Organization (WHO)

This leaflet provides brief information about Natech and other chemical releases caused directly or indirectly by cyclones. It is an extract from the WHO publication Chemical releases caused by natural hazard events and disasters – information for public health authorities. This leaflet focuses specifically on chemical releases associated with earthquakes.

The main themes of the leaflet are:

  • Risk assessment
  • Prevention of exposure
  • Medical assessment and management
  • Risk and crisis communication

WHO 2018. This document is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence.

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  • Chemical releases associated with earthquakes
  • Publication date 2018
  • Number of pages 8 p.

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