Risk factors for mortality and injury: post-tsunami epidemiological findings from Tamil Nadu

This study was initiated to identify specific risk factors for mortality and injury with the aim of strengthening the current evidence base on disaster impacts and vulnerabilities. The results suggest that the vulnerability of coastal population could be reduce in a number of ways.
Date:
2006
Author(s):
Guha-Sapir, Debarati; Parry, L.V.; Degomme, O.; Joshi, P.C.; Saulina Arnold, J.P.
Pages:
52 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Gender, Health & Health Facilities, Social Impacts & Resilience, Vulnerable Populations
Hazards:
Tsunami
Countries:
India
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