It is is well established that disasters are rarely the result of a single event. They are instead produced by an accumulation of hazards, risks, and vulnerabilities in a population.
Globally, nearly 300,000 women die from pregnancy-related causes each year. Most of these deaths are in the low-income countries of sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Towns and villages become ghost places as people fled to safety. The virus on their heels inflicts one after the other causing, panic and total breakdown of lifestyles and cultural values.
Malaria control campaign launched in Democratic Republic of the Congo to save lives and aid Ebola response
A spike in malaria cases is threatening the health of people in parts of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where health workers are also battling an Ebola outbreak.
Oyewale Tomori Fellow, Nigerian Academy of Science Disclosure statement Oyewale Tomori does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond… Read More ›
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