The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the Survivors of O…

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One Saturday morning in February 1972, an impoundment dam owned by the Pittston Coal Company burst, sending a 130 million gallon, 25 foot tidal wave of water, sludge, and debris crashing into southern West Virginia’s Buffalo Creek hollow. It was one of the deadliest floods in U.S. history. 125 people were killed instantly, more than 1,000 were injured, and over 4,000 were suddenly homeless….

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The Buffalo Creek Disaster


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Author by : Gerald M. Stern
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-01-26
Publisher by : Vintage

One Saturday morning in February 1972, an impoundment dam owned by the Pittston Coal Company burst, sending a

Mental Health And Disasters


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Author by : Yuval Neria
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2009-07-20
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press

Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, disaster preparedness and response has developed into a discrete subs

Prolonged Psychosocial Effects Of Disaster


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Author by : Goldine C. Gleser
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-10-22
Publisher by : Elsevier

Prolonged Psychosocial Effects of Disaster: A Study of Buffalo Creek disseminates the findings of an investiga

Traumatic Events And Mental Health


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Author by : L. Stephen O'Brien
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1998-02-19
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press

A concise yet comprehensive and practical guide to the study and management of post traumatic responses.

Trauma Rehabilitation After War And Conflict


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Author by : Erin Martz
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2010-04-15
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media

"As foreign assistance flows into post-conflict regions to rebuild economies, roads, and schools, it is import

Everything In Its Path


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Author by : Kai T. Erikson
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2012-04-10
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster

The 1977 Sorokin Award–winning story of Buffalo Creek in the aftermath of a devastating flood. On February 2

Loan Guarantees For Commercial Size Synthetic Fuels Demonstration Plants


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Author by : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1976
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International Handbook Of Traumatic Stress Syndromes


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Author by : John P. Wilson
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2013-06-29
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media

Over 100 researchers from 16 countries contribute to the first comprehensive handbook on post-traumatic stress

The Medical Implications Of Nuclear War


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Author by : Fredric Solomon
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1986-01-01
Publisher by : National Academies

Written by world-renowned scientists, this volume portrays the possible direct and indirect devastation of hum

Public Health Issues In Disaster Preparedness


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Author by : Lloyd F. Novick
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2003
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Learning

The September 11 attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have highlighted the threat of terrorism. N

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