Lecture, Barnard's Inn Hall, Tuesday, 20 Feb 2024 - 18:00
Health after Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Tsunamis
Major geophysical events such as earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes can occur with little or no warning and have catastrophic effects.
This lecture will consider the health impacts of these natural disasters and how best to minimise them.
Trauma often dominates the first days after the initial event but predicting the medium-term effects such as infectious diseases can head off predictable secondary health disasters over the medium and long term.
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