Health care response to the tsunami in Taro District, Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture.

  • Hitoshi Kuroda
  • Published 2011 in
    Western Pacific surveillance and response journal…


PROBLEM IN THE TARO DISTRICT (POPULATION: 4434), the great tsunami of 11 March 2011 destroyed the central region including the clinic, the sole medical facility (one physician, 13 nurses and other staff) in the district, and many citizens were forced to live in evacuation centres. CONTEXT The Taro District experienced massive damage during the tsunamis of… (More)
DOI: 10.5365/WPSAR.2011.2.4-017

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