Climate change-related hurricane impact on puerto rico and the u.S. virgin islands, environment risk reduction, and the social determinants of health

Tener Goodwin Veenema, Zoe Rush, Kelli Depriest, Linda McCauley

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Abstract

This review of the 2017 hurricane season and the ongoing response and recovery efforts 1 year following the disasters in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands reveal the cascading effects of these events on the social determinants of health. Nurses are well positioned to participate as full partners with the medical, public health, and emergency management community in all aspects of disaster planning, mitigation, response, and recovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-22
Number of pages10
JournalNursing Economics
Volume37
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management

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