As part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance, the Promoting Community Resilience to Flooding in the Commune of North Thies (PRECIT) project was set up in Senegal to strengthen social, political and financial efforts to build community flood resilience.
This editorial examines current disaster mental health research through a disaster risk lens to facilitate knowledge integration and further strengthen, expand, and harness the contribution of this body of research for DRR and Health EDRM.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (MDPI)
Along with social and economic losses, large-scale natural disasters often have adverse effects on the mental, cognitive and functional health of those who survive them. A new study looks at vulnerability factors.
This study combines simulated heat exposure data during historical heat wave events in three large U.S. cities to assess the degree to which heat-related mortality and morbidity change in response to a concurrent electrical grid failure event.
We asked Chris Migliaccio, a toxicologist at the University of Montana who studies the impact of wildfire smoke on human health, about the health risks people can face when smoke blows in from distant wildfires.