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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT AFTER NATURAL DISASTER
( By A Study Guide (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) )

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Outline of content

Lesson 1 - An Overview


Types of disasters
Damage caused by sudden natural disasters
Effects on conditions and services

Lesson 2 - Factors to Consider for Effective Management


Factors in establishing priorities and determining courses of action
Timing of emergency measures

Lesson 3 - Phase One: Predisaster Health Measures


The plan for emergency health operations
Developing an environmental health emergency operations plan
Protective measures
Education of personnel and public

Lesson 4 - Phase Two: Measures Taken during the Disaster and in the Aftermath


Emergency warning period
Disaster occurrence period
Immediate postdisaster emergency period
Consolidation period

Lessons 5 - Phase Three: Rehabilitation Measures


Restoration of lifeline services
Restoration of essential environmental health surveillance activity
Evaluating the emergency operations action plan
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