Feb 5, 2020

Extreme population exposure: Hurricane Dorian medical response in Great Abaco, Bahamas

by
Elizabeth Greig, Barth A. Green, Henri R. Ford, Didi Bertrand Farmer, Krista Marie Nottage, Zelde Espinel, James M. Shultz
,
EClinicalMedicine
  • Outlines health consequences of Hurricane Dorian landfall on the Bahamas
  • "Atmospheric scientists are observing that, in the era of climate change, Atlantic storms are becoming stronger, wetter, and slower moving as they come over land; Dorian matched this evolving profile, three-for-three"
  • "The system's forward movement slowed to near standstill, creating one of the longest-duration population exposures to a hurricane in history"