Water Supply Facility Damage and Water Resource Operation at Disaster Base Hospitals in Miyagi Prefecture in the Wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake

  title={Water Supply Facility Damage and Water Resource Operation at Disaster Base Hospitals in Miyagi Prefecture in the Wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake},
  author={Takashi Matsumura and Shizuka Osaki and Daisuke Kudo and Hajime Furukawa and Atsuhiro Nakagawa and Yoshiko Abe and Satoshi Yamanouchi and Shinichi Egawa and Teiji Tominaga and Shigeki Kushimoto},
  journal={Prehospital and Disaster Medicine},
  pages={193 - 198}
Abstract Introduction The aim of this study was to shed light on damage to water supply facilities and the state of water resource operation at disaster base hospitals in Miyagi Prefecture (Japan) in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake (2011), in order to identify issues concerning the operational continuity of hospitals in the event of a disaster. Methods In addition to interview and written questionnaire surveys to 14 disaster base hospitals in Miyagi Prefecture, a number of key… 
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