Health concerns and perceptions of central and coastal New Jersey residents in the 100 days following Superstorm Sandy.

@article{Burger2014HealthCA,
  title={Health concerns and perceptions of central and coastal New Jersey residents in the 100 days following Superstorm Sandy.},
  author={Joanna Burger and Michael G Gochfeld},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2014},
  volume={481},
  pages={611-8}
}
Superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey 29-30 October 2012 (130 km/h winds), and many residents were evacuated, were without power for days to several weeks, and suffered property damages or lost their homes. The objective of this study was to understand health concerns within 100 days of this devastating storm that might improve recovery, future preparedness, and resilience. We conducted a survey of New Jersey residents in central (N=407) and shore communities (n=347) about health… CONTINUE READING

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