Risk factors for injuries in landslide- and flood-affected populations in Uganda.

@article{Agrawal2013RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for injuries in landslide- and flood-affected populations in Uganda.},
  author={Shreya Agrawal and Tisha Gopalakrishnan and Yuri Gorokhovich and Shannon Doocy},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={314-21}
}
INTRODUCTION The frequency of occurrence of natural disasters has increased over the past several decades, which necessitates a better understanding of human vulnerability, particularly in low-resource settings. This paper assesses risk factors for injury in the March 2010 floods and landslides in Eastern Uganda, and compares the effects of location, injury type, and severity. METHODS A stratified cluster survey of the disaster-affected populations was conducted five months after onset of the… CONTINUE READING

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