Health impacts of extreme events

Safieh Javadinejad, Rebwar Dara, Forough Jafary

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Abstract

Urbanization and urban development, along with the acceleration of population growth, the development of industrial activities or the consumption of fossil fuels has greatly increased the air pollution, with the consequences of it being, in the first place, a variety of diseases and respiratory illnesses, exacerbations of cardiovascular, pulmonary, skin diseases, etc. The inhabitants of cities are noticed. On the other hand, climatic parameters such as humidity, sunshine hours, temperature, and pressure and the amount of solar radiation increases the amount of pollutants in the atmosphere and increases the coefficient of their effect on humans and natural ecosystems. Therefore, by altering the composition of effective gases in the life of the earth’s organisms and disturbing their balance, humans injure themselves and the environment, causing wide variations in the climate patterns of the earth, and on the other hand their health and well-being put at risk. In this paper, the relationship between climatic elements with the various diseases in Khoozestan province has been investigated (suspended PM). For this purpose, after the data collection, statistical calculations were carried out and the results were presented as tables and charts and the relationship between one variables with patients were examined. The results show that there is a significant and strong correlation between climatic elements such as temperature, precipitation with several disease.
Original languageEnglish
JournalSafety in Extreme Environments
Early online date9 Apr 2020
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 Apr 2020

Keywords

  • Health
  • Climate
  • Effects
  • Disease
  • Development

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