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Effect of the Alaska earthquake on functions of PHS hospital

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Source
Public Health Reports. 1964 Oct;79(10):853-861
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-1964
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Author
Wilson, M.R.
Author Affiliation
U.S. Indian Health Service
Source
Public Health Reports. 1964 Oct;79(10):853-861
Date
Oct-1964
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Article
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Disaster plan
Earthquake
Hospital
Kaguyak
Old Harbor
Village evacuees
Abstract
An earthquake struck Alaska on Good Friday, March 27, 1964. It began at 5:36 p.m. and lasted for 5 minutes. Its epicenter was in the Prince William Sound near Montague Island. Its intensity measured 8.4 units on the Richter Scale; by contrast the San Francisco earthquake was 8.3 units. Only one stronger earthquake has been recorded in modern times.the 1960 Peruvian quake in which many lives were lost.
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 1565.
Cited in: Fortuine, Robert. 1968. The Health of the Eskimos: a bibliography 1857-1967. Dartmouth College Libraries. Citation number 380.
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Environmental health experiences in disaster

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Source
American Journal of Public Health. 1970 Mar;60(3):475-480
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-1970
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Author
Alter, AJ
Author Affiliation
Alaska Department of Health and Welfare
Source
American Journal of Public Health. 1970 Mar;60(3):475-480
Date
Mar-1970
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Alaska
Communication
Disasters
Emergency medical services
Environmental health
Food Supply
Public Health Administration
Sanitary Engineering
Water supply
Abstract
Earthquake and flood disasters in Alaska created problems for effective environmental control. The problem of maintaining such control is analyzed in terms of plans and activities. Weaknesses in terms of communication are discussed.
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5461525 View in PubMed
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