Developing a conceptual model of flood impacts upon human health

Tapsell, Sue M., Tunstall, Sylvia M. and Priest, Sally J. (2009) Developing a conceptual model of flood impacts upon human health. Project Report. European Commission. . (doi:Report Number T10-09-02 of the FLOODsite Project)

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Abstract

The research has developed a Health Impacts of Floods Model which builds upon existing models to conceptualise the various impacts of floods upon human health, along with the factors which may contribute to, intervene or mitigate these impacts. The focus is not to derive quantitative or aggregate measures of risk (as the literature shows this to be extremely difficult and problematic) but to understand how and why the health impacts of hazards vary between locations, groups and individuals in society, and what shapes the ability of people and institutions to respond and cope. The model is meant to be used as an organisational framework for analysis and further research.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Additional Information: Report T10-09-02 from the EC FP6 FLOODsite Project
Keywords (uncontrolled): Health impacts Floods Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Flood Hazard Research Centre
Item ID: 16269
Notes on copyright: Access to full text restricted pending copyright check. [Copyright Members of the FLOODsite Consortium. Publically available document - see http://www.floodsite.net/html/partner_area/project_docs/ T10-09-02_Health_Impacts__Model_v1_1_Pn10.pdf]
Depositing User: Sue Tapsell
Date Deposited: 27 May 2015 15:16
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2019 08:07
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/16269

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