Natural Disasters: Tsunamis

Description: The course “Natural Disasters: Tsunamis” examines the causes, history, and devastating power of tsunamis. It also prepares the enrollee to recognize health concerns that are caused by tsunamis and provides suggestions for protective measures for health care personnel and others to consider in the event of a tsunami.

Author(s)
  • Name: Program: Pacific EMPRINTS
    Title: Pacific Emergency Management, Preparedness and Response Information Network and Training Services
    Organization: University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Social Sciences
    Email: emprints@hawaii.edu

  • Name: Alan Katz MD, MPH
    Title: Professor of Epidemiology
    Organization: University of Hawaii, Public Health Sciences Program
    Email: katz@hawaii.edu

Developer
Name: Sturgis, Kanako, MPH
Title: Program Specialist
Organization: Institute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: Daddario, Anna, MSW
Phone: 808-956-0895
Address: 1960 East-West Rd., Biomedical Building A108, Honolulu, HI, 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: Emergency Response, natural disaster, tsunami, wrap around effect, harbor resonance, Tsunami Warning System, TWS, Emergency Workers, Water Contamination
Target Capabiltities: Recover: Economic and Community Recovery, Respond: Fatality Management, Respond: Public Safety and Security Response, Common: Risk Management, Respond: Responder Health and Safety
Universal Task Listing: Respond, Recover
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Reusable, Accessible, Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Wed Nov 28 15:32:14 -0500 2007
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 18:55:08 -0400 2009