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Reconstrução em Movimento: Impactos do Terremoto de 2010 em Imigrantes Haitianos/ Reconstruction in Movement: 2010 Earthquake Impacts on Haitian Immigrants/ Reconstrucción en Movimiento: Impactos del Terremoto de 2010 en Inmigrantes Haitianos

Author(s): Barros, Allyne Fernandes Oliveira; Martins-Borges, Lucienne
Source: Psicol. ciênc. prof;38(1): 157-171, jan.-mar.2018. ilus
Abstract: A cultura oferece rituais e discursos que orientam o indivíduo, inclusive nos acontecimentos que excedem as possibilidades imediatas de representação psíquica, os eventos traumáticos. Em janeiro de 2010, o Haiti foi atingido por um terremoto com proporções catastróficas. A dificuldade do país em responder ao ocorrido, que agravou a situação precária da maioria de sua população, levou muitos haitianos a emigrarem, sendo o Brasil um dos destinos ­ ainda que provisório. O proce (more)

Chemical releases associated with earthquakes

Author(s): World Health Organization
Source: Geneva; World Health Organization; 2018. (WHO/CED/PHE/EPE/18.01).

Saúde em retrospectiva e prospectivas/ Health: looking backwards and forwards

Author(s): Jacques, Paula
Source: Rev. bras. promoç. saúde (Impr.);30(4): 1-2, 06/12/2017.
Abstract: Nesse ano que ora está findando, a Saúde mundial enfrentou inúmeros desafios. Houve desastres sísmicos, furacões, vulcões em erupção, ataques terroristas, guerras e, como consequência, refugiados em situação de risco em vários países(1). (Re)emergiram doenças que poderiam estar controladas(2,3), como tuberculose, sífilis, AIDS, hipertensão, diabetes, hepatites, ebola, cólera, desnutrição grave, dengue, zica, entre outras. Além disso, surgiram síndromes e doenças que de (more)

Posttraumatic stress disorder: a serious post-earthquake complication/ Transtorno do estresse pós-traumático: complicação séria pós-terremoto

Author(s): Farooqui, Mudassir; Quadri, Syed A.; Suriya, Sajid S.; Khan, Muhammad Adnan; Ovais, Muhammad; Sohail, Zohaib; Shoaib, Samra; Tohid, Hassaan; Hassan, Muhammad
Source: Trends psychiatry psychother. (Impr.);39(2): 135-143, Apr.-June 2017. tab
Abstract: Abstract Objectives Earthquakes are unpredictable and devastating natural disasters. They can cause massive destruction and loss of life and survivors may suffer psychological symptoms of severe intensity. Our goal in this article is to review studies published in the last 20 years to compile what is known about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurring after earthquakes. The review also describes other psychiatric complications that can be associated with earthquakes, to provide read (more)

Stressors of Korean Disaster Relief Team Members during the Nepal Earthquake Dispatch: a Consensual Qualitative Research Analysis.

Author(s): Lee, Kangeui; Lee, So Hee; Park, Taejin; Lee, Ji Yeon
Source: J Korean Med Sci;32(3): 507-513, 2017 Mar.
Abstract: We conducted in-depth interviews with 11 Korean Disaster Relief Team (KDRT) members about stress related to disaster relief work and analyzed the interview data using the Consensual Qualitative Research (CQR) method in order to evaluate difficulties in disaster relief work and to develop solutions to these problems in cooperation with related organizations. Results showed that members typically experienced stress related to untrained team members, ineffective cooperation, and the shock and (more)

Prevalence of Candida albicans and non-albicans on the tongue dorsa of elderly people living in a post-disaster area: a cross-sectional survey.

Author(s): Sato, Toshiro; Kishi, Mitsuo; Suda, Miki; Sakata, Kiyomi; Shimoda, Haruki; Miura, Hiroyuki; Ogawa, Akira; Kobayashi, Seiichiro
Source: BMC Oral Health;17(1): 51, 2017 Feb 01.
Abstract: BACKGROUND: Candida species are normal commensal organisms of the mouth. However, they can cause oral mucosal and severe systemic infections in persons with reduced immune function, which is common in the very elderly. In post-disaster areas, the number of elderly residents rapidly increases due to the outflow of younger generations. Hence, we examined the prevalence of Candida albicans and non-albicans in association with oral and systemic conditions, life style, medications, and living co (more)

Setting Foundations for Developing Disaster Response Metrics.

Author(s): Abir, Mahshid; Bell, Sue Anne; Puppala, Neha; Awad, Osama; Moore, Melinda
Source: Disaster Med Public Health Prep;: 1-5, 2017 Feb 06.
Abstract: There are few reported efforts to define universal disaster response performance measures. Careful examination of responses to past disasters can inform the development of such measures. As a first step toward this goal, we conducted a literature review to identify key factors in responses to 3 recent events with significant loss of human life and economic impact: the 2003 Bam, Iran, earthquake; the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami; and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Using the PubMed (National Library (more)

The Crisis Map of the Czech Republic: the nationwide deployment of an Ushahidi application for disasters.

Author(s): Pánek, Jirí; Marek, Lukás; Pászto, Vít; Valuch, Jaroslav
Source: Disasters;2017 Jan 06.
Abstract: Crisis mapping is a legitimate component of both crisis informatics and disaster risk management. It has become an effective tool for humanitarian workers, especially after the earthquake in Haiti in 2010. Ushahidi is among the many mapping platforms on offer in the growing field of crisis mapping, and involves the application of crowdsourcing to create online and interactive maps of areas in turmoil. This paper presents the Crisis Map of the Czech Republic, which is the first such instrume (more)

Mental Health Problems in a Community After the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011: A Systematic Review.

Author(s): Ando, Shuntaro; Kuwabara, Hitoshi; Araki, Tsuyoshi; Kanehara, Akiko; Tanaka, Shintaro; Morishima, Ryo; Kondo, Shinsuke; Kasai, Kiyoto
Source: Harv Rev Psychiatry;25(1): 15-28, 2017 Jan/Feb.
Abstract: INTRODUCTION: On March 11, 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake caused a tsunami and led to the collapse of the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, thus severely damaging the surrounding area. METHODS: A systematic review was conducted in March 2015 with the following objectives: (1) to clarify the type, severity, and prevalence of mental health problems in the areas affected by the disaster, (2) to investigate trends in mental health problems over time, (3) to reveal demographic and so (more)

Challenges of Hospital Response to the Twin Earthquakes of August 21, 2012, in East Azerbaijan, Iran.

Author(s): Pouraghaei, Mahboub; Jannati, Ali; Moharamzadeh, Peyman; Ghaffarzad, Amir; Far, Moharram Heshmati; Babaie, Javad
Source: Disaster Med Public Health Prep;: 1-9, 2017 Jan 09.
Abstract: OBJECTIVE: As the cornerstone of any health system, hospitals have a crucial role in response to disasters. Because hospital experiences in disaster response can be instructive, this study examined the challenges of hospital response to the twin earthquakes of 2012 in East Azerbaijan, Iran. METHODS: In this qualitative study, the challenges of hospital response in the East Azerbaijan earthquakes were examined through focus group discussions. Participants were selected purposefully, and focu (more)
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