Natural Disasters: Hurricanes

Description: The course “Natural Disasters: Hurricanes” gives a brief overview of the formation and power of hurricanes. It also provides emergency response worker guidelines for Personal Protective Equipment, promotes awareness of hurricane hazards, and addresses other topics relevant to public health and hurricanes.

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

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: Natural Disasters, hurricanes, tropical cyclones, water safety, first responders, Personal Protective Equipment, PPE
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Common: Risk Management, Prevent: Information Gathering and Recognition of Indicators & Warnings, Recover: Economic and Community Recovery, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Respond: On-site Incident Managment, Respond: Public Safety and Security Response, Respond: Responder Health and Safety
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Respond, Recover, Common
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Reusable, Accessible, Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Fri May 02 14:02:19 -0400 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 19:05:58 -0400 2009