Natural disasters and public health

 

Natural disasters are inevitable.  There are environmental factors, such as climate change, that influence the number of natural disasters.  Emergency management and communities have to be prepared for natural disasters.

Please answer the following questions:

  1. What natural disaster in Colorado Springs is at highest risk?
  2. Considering this information, what are the triage, mass casualty care, and public health challenges involved in a response to this disaster?
  3. If you have experience in natural disaster response, please share your stories and insights with the class.

must be at least 250 words supported by 2 references