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Climate related events and community preparedness

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Source
Int J Circumpolar Health. 2005 Dec;64(5):438-9
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-2005
Author
Bradley, MJ
Author Affiliation
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Source
Int J Circumpolar Health. 2005 Dec;64(5):438-9
Date
Dec-2005
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
ACIA
Arctic communities
Extreme weather events
Incident Command System (ICS)
Abstract
Arctic communities should be prepared to deal with disasters caused directly or indirectly by climate and weather or from any other cause. In the United States and Canada, a unified system has evolved for managing disasters and emergencies from all causes that can be adopted by communities. It is referred to as the IncidentCommand System (ICS).
PubMed ID
16440604 View in PubMed
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Integration of public health with adaptation to climate change: Lessons learned and new directions

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Source
London:Taylor & Francis. 295 pages.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
2005
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Source
London:Taylor & Francis. 295 pages.
Date
2005
Language
English
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Physical Holding
University of Alaska Anchorage
Keywords
Adaptation
Climate change
Climate events
Climate variability
Ecology
Extreme weather
Policy
Public Health
Vector-borne diseases
Abstract
The worldwide burden of disease is large, with significant negative impacts on the quality of life, including economic productivity. It will be a continuing task to overcome these obstacles. Climate change is an additional challenge that could work for or against efforts to control climate-sensitive diseases. The global community of public health scholars and practitioners is being challenged to take into account the added threats from climate change. The first chapters of this book introduce the basic concepts. The subsequent chapters focus on case studies in public health that may have relevance to adaptation to climate change. The final chapters turn to the policy implications for adaptation to climate change.
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UAA/APU Consortium Library WA100.I583 2005
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A novel approach in probabilistic quantification of risks within the context of maritime supply chain: The case of extreme weather events in the Arctic.

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Source
Accid Anal Prev. 2020 Sep; 144:105673
Publication Type
Journal Article
Date
Sep-2020
Author
Roozbeh Panahi
Adolf K Y Ng
Mawuli K Afenyo
Farshad Haeri
Author Affiliation
Dept. of Supply Chain Management, Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba, Drake Centre, 181 Freedman Crescent, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Electronic address: Roozbeh.Panahi@umanitoba.ca.
Source
Accid Anal Prev. 2020 Sep; 144:105673
Date
Sep-2020
Language
English
Publication Type
Journal Article
Keywords
Arctic Regions
Bayes Theorem
Extreme weather
Humans
Risk assessment
Ships
Abstract
Extreme Weather Events (EWEs) are currently not well understood by the maritime community, even though the shipping industry is not immune to their potential disastrous consequences. This is critical for the Arctic supply chains, considering the serious lack of experience, data, communication facilities, and that rules and regulations governing the region are at the embryonic stage. Understanding such, the study develops an effective risk assessment model in the context of the maritime supply chain and quantifies the risks associated with EWEs in the Arctic. The model is developed based on a Bayesian Belief Network (BBN) that reflects a probabilistic risk priority index based on Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMEA). Here, we introduce a new index, based on a weighted combination of the likelihood, visibility, and consequence of risk factors. The model is quantified by 51 respondents based on their sailing experience with cargo carriers along the Northwest Passage. Our findings suggest that dense fog and ice accretion are distinctly critical risk factors followed by thunderstorm, hail and/or waterspouts, extreme coldness, and blizzard. The study offers useful insight to all right- and stakeholders in the Arctic. Moreover, it presents an effective tool to develop high-resolution maps for maritime routes considering important shipping elements.
PubMed ID
32683131 View in PubMed
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