Accession Number:

AD0643204

Title:

STUDY TO DETERMINE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES IN A POST-THERMONUCLEAR ATTACK ENVIRONMENT.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

RESEARCH TRIANGLE INST DURHAM N C OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND ECONOMICS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

89.0

Abstract:

The study determined requirements for adequate public health facilities and operations water, sewage and solid waste in a post-thermonuclear attack environment. Four cities were surveyed to evaluate solid waste disposal techniques and to determine simple types of equipment available for emergency treatment of water and sewage. A questionnaire was subsequently developed to ascertain the knowledge level and preparedness of solid waste treatment personnel to cope with disaster conditions. This questionnaire and a similar one dealing with water and sewage treatment operations developed under a previous contract were then administered to the four cities. Findings from both questionnaires are summarized and evaluated. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE