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Doctor insights on: Natural Disaster Activities For Preschoolers

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Who helps prepare for natural disasters?

Internat. agencies: Many international organizations prepare for natural disasters and provide relief if possible. This includes a number of un agencies, international red cross, medicins sans frontieres, and a number of other agencies. Many charitable agencies spring up in the wake of natural disasters including religious related ones and citizen generated ones. ...Read more

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What helps prepare for natural disasters?

Many things: Storing some water, canned foods, a means of heating things, having flashlights and lanterns, means of dealing with predators, having hunting gear, tents, alternative means of transport, and communication equipment will all be helpful. There are books and web sites on this subject. ...Read more

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What diseases become out of natural disasters?

Trauma and hygiene: Diseases related to natural disasters occur during and after. During the disaster trauma can occur. A crash injury, fire, or something un planned like a fall. If you can, evacuate before the storm. After the disaster the diseases related to hygiene, fresh food and water become a major issue. Also people with prior medical needs. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What occurs in a hospital during a natural disaster?

What occurs in a hospital during a natural disaster?

Planning: Every hospital has an emergency response plan. Just as they are able to plan for more than the usual number of injured in case of an accident, they have plans for loss of light, water and communication. Backup generators will keep things running as calmly as possible. If people are not safe to stay in the hospital, they will be relocated to safe locatiions. ...Read more

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Will I get PTSD from surviving a natural disaster?

Will I get PTSD from surviving a natural disaster?

PTSD: It is not certain that you will get PTSD after a natural disaster but it does raise the probability that this can happen. PTSD can be a natural reaction to trauma and getting therapy for it can help it resolve. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Posttraumatic stress disorder due to natural disasters?

Can happen: Ptsd can result from witnessing or being victim of a natural disaster, especially if the emotional trauma is overwhelming and therefore hard to integrate into everyday experience. Ptsd doesn't always happen, though: two people can have the same traumatic experience and only one gets ptsd. The causes of ptsd are not completely understood, & are likely some mixture of genes and experience. ...Read more

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What are the common natural disasters coping mechanisms?

Depends: on what you are asking! In "general" when people are in natural disasters they are in shock. There is fear/anxiety, and grief. There are many ways people cope in response to disasters, and I would suggest going to FEMA.org for more info. People who have a disaster plan in advance will do better coping than those that do not, so like they say in the Boy Scouts, "Be prepared!" ...Read more

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Posttraumatic stress disorder and natural disasters, are they related?

They can be.: A natural disaster could be the trauma from which post traumatic stress disorder develops. ...Read more

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Natural disasters can precipitate a rapid spread of disease particularly where hygiene is poor.?

True: Natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcanoes can disrupt normal civilization, especially methods of distribution of clean water and disposal properly of sewage so that disease spread is much more common and diseases ordinarily absent such as cholera might become prevalent. ...Read more

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