Panel 2.1: Assessing impact and needs

William Aldis, Gerald Rockenschaub, Yuri Gorokhovich, Shannon Doocy, Pisake Lumbiganon, Francois Grunewald

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This is a summary of the presentations and discussion of Panel 2.1 of the Conference, Health Aspects of the Tsunami Disaster in Asia, convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) in Phuket, Thailand, 04-06 May 2005. The topics discussed included issues related to assessing needs and measuring impact as pertaining to the responses to the damage created by the Tsunami. It is presented in the following major sections: (1) key questions; (2) assessing needs; (3) measuring impact; and (4) lessons learned and recommendations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)396-398
Number of pages3
JournalPrehospital and disaster medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005


  • assessments
  • effective
  • impact
  • lessons learned
  • needs
  • tsunami

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency

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    Aldis, W., Rockenschaub, G., Gorokhovich, Y., Doocy, S., Lumbiganon, P., & Grunewald, F. (2005). Panel 2.1: Assessing impact and needs. Prehospital and disaster medicine, 20(6), 396-398.