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Unformatted text preview: decontaminate it but some area throughout the global core still had out breaks because the population was too poor to do that. Through mapping you can identify areas of high risks, and providing maps for regions will allow them to be better prepared. Water-borne diseases have a big impact on rural and urban populations everywhere because of pollution. As an example in India they believe that the Ganges will take away their sins but it is so polluted that many die from it. Dams can cause also cause outbreaks. The world may seem flat health wise to global because they can afford health care but to a local they don’t have a choice and end up catching epidemic disease....
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2012 for the course GEOG 100 taught by Professor Shumway during the Spring '12 term at BYU.
- Spring '12