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Preparedness Richard Taylor, PhD
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Types of Disasters Chemical Emergencies Dam Failure Earthquake Fire or Wildfire Flood Hazardous Material Heat Hurricane Landslide Nuclear Power Plant Emergency Terrorism Thunderstorm Tornado Tsunami Volcano Wildfire Winter Storm
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Examples of Man-made disasters/emergencies with Public Health implications
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Transportation Accidents Potential Emergencies in Texas
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Aviation Potential Emergencies in Texas
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Potential Emergencies in Texas Fire
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Hazardous Material Incident Potential Emergencies in Texas Baltimore train carrying hazardous materials catches fire July 17, 2001
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Potential Emergencies in Texas Biological and Chemical Terrorism
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Examples of Natural Disasters/Emergencies with Public Health Implications
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Hurricane Natural Emergencies Texas
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2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Alex Bonnie Colin Danielle Earl Fiona Gaston Hermine Igor Julia Karl Lisa Matthew Nicole Otto Paula Richard Shary Tomas Virginie Walter Arlene Bret Cindy Don Emily Franklin Gert Harvey Irene Jose Katia Lee Maria Nate Ophelia Philippe Rina Sean Tammy Vince Whitney Alberto Beryl Chris Debby Ernesto Florence Gordon Helene Isaac Joyce Kirk Leslie Michael Nadine Oscar Patty Rafael Sandy Tony Valerie William Andrea Barry Chantal Dorian Erin Fernand Gabrielle Humberto Ingrid Jerry Karen Lorenzo Melissa Nestor Olga Pablo Rebekah Sebastien Tanya Van Wendy Arthur Bertha Cristobal Dolly Edouard Fay Gonzalo Hanna Isaias Josephine Kyle Laura Marco Nana Omar Paulette Rene Sally Teddy Vicky Wilfred Ana Bill Claudette Danny Erika Fred Grace Henri Ida Joaquin Kate Larry Mindy Nicholas Odette Peter Rose Sam Teresa Victor Wanda Atlantic Named Storms
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Scale Number (Category) Sustained Winds (MPH) Damage Storm Surge 1 74-95 Minimal: Unanchored mobile homes, vegetation and signs. 4-5 feet 2 96-110 Moderate: All mobile homes, roofs, small crafts, flooding. 6-8 feet 3 111-130 Extensive: Small buildings, low-lying roads cut off. 9-12 feet 4 131-155 Extreme: Roofs destroyed, trees down, roads cut off, mobile homes destroyed. Beach homes flooded. 13-18 feet 5 More than 155 Catastrophic: Most buildings destroyed. Vegetation destroyed. Major roads cut off. Homes flooded. Greater than 18 feet Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
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Winter Storms (Ice Emergency) Natural Emergencies in Texas
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Natural Emergencies in Texas Beeville, TX July 10, 2002
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Natural Emergencies Texas Tornados
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Natural Emergencies in Texas Heat Emergency PUC to Consider Rule to Help Residential Electric Customers During Heat Crisis Emergency Rule to Address Disconnection, Deferred Payment Plans Utility Disruptions
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Natural Emergencies in Texas Disease Outbreak In 1999, 62 cases of severe disease, including 7 deaths, occurred in the New York area. In 2000, 21 cases were reported, including 2 deaths in the New York City area. In 2001, there were 66 human cases of severe disease and 9 deaths. As of July 10, 2002, there has been 1 reported human case of West Nile virus
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2010 for the course PHB 34567 taught by Professor Riegleman during the Fall '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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