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Is previous disaster experience a good predictor for disaster preparedness in extreme poverty households in remote Muslim minority based community in China?

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Disaster preparedness is an important preventive strategy for protecting health and mitigating adverse health effects of unforeseen disasters. A multi-site based ethnic minority project (2009-2015) is set up to examine health and disaster preparedness related issues in remote, rural, disaster prone communities in China. The primary objective of this reported study is to examine if previous disaster experience significantly increases household disaster preparedness levels in remote villages in...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s10903-012-9761-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine
Cheung, EY More by this author
ZeShan Foundation More from this funder
CUHK Knowledge Transfer Project Fund More from this funder
SPHPC Development Fund of School of Public Health and Primary Care More from this funder
CUHK Public Health Humanitarian Initiatives More from this funder
Chinese University of Hong Kong More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer US Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of immigrant and minority health / Center for Minority Public Health Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
3
Pages:
466-472
Publication date:
2014-06-05
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EISSN:
1557-1920
ISSN:
1557-1912
URN:
uuid:9ccc5113-e41f-4f59-b20c-8927946159e5
Source identifiers:
370016
Local pid:
pubs:370016

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