November 2009, Volume 59, Issue 11

JCR IMPACT
FACTOR

1.002
JCR 5-YEAR
IMPACT FACTOR

1.082
H INDEX

46
SJR

0.23

Editorial

Community emergency/disaster preparedness

Rifat Rehmani

A disaster is defined as a natural or manmade event that results in an imbalance between the supply and demand for existing resources.1 Although disasters are routinely characterized by certain characteristics, each is unique.&l

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