Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Critical Care giúp cho các bạn có thêm kiến thức về ngành y học đề tài: Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: role of individuals and collaborative networks in mobilizing/coordinating societal and professional resources for major disasters...
The first decade of the twenty-first century has considerably raised an awareness of the
potential danger to modern civilization from disasters, both natural disasters and those
resulting from intentional human activities. The 2003 hurricane season was the sixth
most active on record. The hurricane season of 2004 was one of the deadliest and
costliest ever for the Atlantic Ocean basin. Four hurricanes raged across the state of
Florida with two of them making landfall near the same spot within a few weeks of one
Droughts can result in heavy crop and livestock losses, in which the poor are usually
disproportionately hurt. Poor livestock owners tend to engage in distress sales of livestock at
depressed prices, leaving them extremely vulnerable to drought and other shocks in future, and
possibly trapping them permanently in chronic poverty. Recurrent droughts in Sub-Saharan Africa
over the last two decades have had devastating effects on natural resources and on livelihoods.