Descriptor English: Health Effects of Disasters
Descriptor Spanish: Efectos de Desastres en la Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Efeitos de Desastres na Saúde
Descriptor French: Effets des Catastrophes sur la Santé
Tree number(s): SP8.946.117.217.104
Scope note: The term deals exclusively with non-communicable diseases; includes health effects of radiation and volcanic ash, air pollution control, air quality, water pollution and industrial accidents, stress-related problems that have physical manifestations of developing short or prolonged (heart attacks, miscarriages). It excludes water, pathogen contamination, sanitation, zoonoses, invertebrate vectors and rodents that carry diseases.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC économie
SN statistiques et données numériques
DeCS ID: 22769
Unique ID: DDCS022769
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Effets des Catastrophes sur la Santé - Preferred
Concept UI FD00057896
Preferred term Effets des Catastrophes sur la Santé

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