Panel 2.8: water, sanitation, food safety, and environmental health.

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Serval ID
serval:BIB_1B1F94967584
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Title
Panel 2.8: water, sanitation, food safety, and environmental health.
Journal
Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
Author(s)
Islam M.S., Heijnen H.A., Sumanasekera D., Walden V., Roulet M., Yoosuf A.S.
ISSN
1049-023X
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2005
Volume
20
Number
6
Pages
423-427
Language
english
Notes
Publication types: Journal Article
Publication Status: ppublish
Abstract
This is a summary of the presentations and discussion by the panel that addressed issues with Water, Sanitation, Food Safety, and Environmental Health during the Conference, Health Aspects of the Tsunami Disaster in Asia, convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) in Phuket, Thailand, 04-06 May 2005. The topics discussed included issues related to water, sanitation, food safety, and environmental health as pertain to the responses to the damage created by the Tsunami. It is presented in the following major sections: (1) needs assessments; (2) institutional capacity and coordination; (3) what was done well, and what could have been done better?; and (4) capacity building and preparedness. Topics discussed in the needs assessment section included: (1) water supply; (2) hygiene; and (3) lessons learned. Topics discussed realated to capacity building and preparedness included: (1) waste and vector-borne diseases; (2) food safety; (3) nutrition; and (4) environmental health.
Keywords
Disasters, Environmental Health, Food Supply, Humans, Indonesia, Safety, Sanitation, Water Supply, World Health Organization
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