Identify and describe any type of natural or technological disaster that could occur in your region and apply and explain the components of “Action Plan” to deal with the disaster.

Health & Medical

Public Health Outbreak and Disaster Management

A disaster can be defined as an emergency of such severity and magnitude that the combination of deaths, injuries, illness, and property damage cannot be effectively managed with routine procedures or resources.

1.  Mention the causes of disaster? (2 Marks)

2.  Define two types of disasters and describe how their negative impacts on public health can be mitigated? (3 Marks)

3.  Identify and describe any type of natural or technological disaster that could occur in your region and apply and explain the components of “Action Plan” to deal with the disaster. (5 Marks)