International aid in disaster zones: help or headache?

  title={International aid in disaster zones: help or headache?},
  author={Farrokh Habibzadeh and Mahboobeh Yadollahie and Maryam Kucheki},
  journal={The Lancet},

Disaster medical assistance in super typhoon Haiyan: Collaboration with the local medical team that resulted in great synergy.

BACKGROUND On 8 November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan made landfalls over the center of the Philippines and devastated the region. Soon aftermath of the disaster, many foreign medical teams (FMTs) headed

Geriatric Issues After Recent Twin Earthquakes in Northwest Iran

A new variant of the DNR decision, a VFonly decision, is practicable in healthcare institutions and hospitals with medical emergency teams and is particularly relevant for elderly adults by involving this important determinant.

Identifying Deficiencies in National and Foreign Medical Team Responses Through Expert Opinion Surveys: Implications for Education and Training

It is suggested that teams often are not competent during the response phase because of education and training deficiencies and foreign medical teams and medically related nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) do not always provide expected capabilities and services.

Determining the Amount of Sustainable International Aid that Countries Should Donate After Disaster: A New Frame, Indices and Method

  • Xianhua WuJi Guo
  • Economics
    Economic Impacts and Emergency Management of Disasters in China
  • 2021
Disasters are a serious challenge to human development and because climate change natural disasters are becoming more frequent. International aid, which can effectively alleviate resultant losses,

Governing Cross-Border Effects of Disasters in Urbanising Asia: What Do We Know?

This chapter reviews the existing literature on cross-boundary effects of disasters in Asia and their governance, paying particular attention to the role of urbanization. It considers scientific