Design and Validation of Behavioral Skills Promotion of Health Volunteers Questionnaire in Disasters

Fereshteh Amini

Volume 25, Issue 11 , 2023

  Background & Aim: Health volunteers are the main members of the healthcare system in dealing with critical situations. The present study aimed to design and validate the behavioral skills promotion of health volunteers questionnaires in disasters in Iran. Materials & Methods: A five-point Likert ...  Read More

Flood Risk Perception among the Inhabitants of a Flood-prone Area in Iran

Fateme Nikbakht; Hamid Heidarian-Miri; Fatemeh Kokabi-Saghi; Hamidreza Shabanikiya

Volume 25, Issue 8 , 2023

  Background: Misunderstanding of disaster hinders people from devoting enough attention to disaster preparedness programs. Flood is one of the main natural hazards in Iran. Objectives: The present study aimed to determine flood risk perception among residents of a flood-prone area in Iran in 2021. Methods: ...  Read More

Investigating the Resilience of Bandar Abbas Neighborhoods against Disaster

Mojtaba Salimi; Ahmad Soltani; Hamid Haghighi; Mehrdad Taheri; Abbas Aminizadeh; Tayeba Salimi; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 25, Issue 8 , 2023

  Background: Urban planning and urban planning activities have increased the pressure on nature and weakened its resilience, often bringing negative and even irreparable consequences.Objectives: One of the most important issues in urban management in recent years is the emergence of resilient cities. ...  Read More

Prioritizing Pre-hospital Emergency Risks and Preparedness According to the Health Response Program in Rasht, Iran in 2019

Rohoollah Askari; Mohsen Pakdaman; Mohammad Zarezadeh; Ebrahim Salmani; Payman Asadi; Ahmad Dehghan; Hossein Fallahzade; Alireza Jahandideh Zamidani

Volume 24, Issue 12 , 2022

  Background: Hazards have always been considered a threat to human life and preparedness to deal with risks for pre-hospital emergency as the first line of care and treatment is highly significant. Pre-hospital emergency (clinical) deals with different natural and man-made hazards which cause various ...  Read More

Experiences of Experts with Communication and Information Exchange in Response to Disasters

Fayegh Abdolahzadeh; Mahmoudreza Peyravi; Pirhossein Kolivand; Hossein Bagherian; Nahid Tavakoli

Volume 24, Issue 6 , 2022

  Background: Effective communication and timely information exchange during disasters and emergencies can help the responsive organizations prepare better and react rapidly and effectively in order to mitigate losses and casualties. Objectives: This study summarizes the experiences of experts at Irans ...  Read More

Preparedness, Awareness, and Performance of Iranian Health Workers Regarding Disasters Management: A Systematic Review

Mostafa Bijani; Ali Asghar Khaleghi; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh; Hojatolah Najafi; Gholam Ali Heidari Kochi

Volume 24, Issue 1 , 2022

  Background Disasters are unpredictable events that exert devastating effects on people, properties, and the environment. Iran is a disaster-prone country where numerous deaths and injuries happen annually due to disastrous events. Preparedness, awareness, and performance of health workers are important ...  Read More

Role of Social Media in Earthquake: A Systematic Review

Mohammadreza Amiresmaili; Farzaneh Zolala; Mahmood Nekoei-Moghadam; Siavash Salavatian; Mohammadreza Chashmyazdan; Ahmad Soltani; jaber savabi

Volume 23, Issue 5 , 2021

  Introduction: Social networks can perform a peculiar role in people's communication in the case of crisis and disaster. These media are interactive, digital, or mobile-based tools. Accordingly, the present study aimed to assess the role of social media in earthquakes. Materials and Methods: In this ...  Read More

Donations in the Great Flood of Iran, 2019: Strengths and Challenges

Mahmoudreza Peyravi; Ali Asghar Peyvandi; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 21, Issue 5 , 2019, Pages 1-1

  In the great flood of Iran, a wide range of donations was presented to the people affected by the flood as the signof altruism and philanthropy. The Red Crescent of the Is- lamic Republic of Iran was majorly responsible for man-aging the donated goods.  Read More

The Roles and Responsibilities of Community-Based Organizations in Responding to Public Health Emergencies: A Systematic Review

Fatemeh Rezaei; Mahmoud Keyvanara; Mohammad H Yarmohammadian; Mohammad R Maracy

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2019, Pages 1-9

  Context: Alongside the re-emergence of public health emergencies, increasing displaced population in the world contributes to worsening the situation.Evidence Acquisition: We reviewed the partnerships of community-based organizations (CBOs) with health systems to identify the roles and responsibilities ...  Read More

The Resiliency of Humanitarian Aid Workers in Disasters: A Qualitative Study in the Iranian Context

Hasan Ghodsi; Reza Khani Jazani; Sanaz Sohrabizadeh; Amir Kavousi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , 2019, Pages 1-8

  Objectives: The purpose of this study is to explore the factors affecting the resiliency of Humanitarian Aid Workers in disasters inIran.Methods: The present qualitative study has been conducted using a content analysis method. A purposeful sampling method wasapplied until reaching data saturation. A ...  Read More

Disasters; The Opportunity of Reconstruction and Development: The Successful Experience of the 2017 Kermanshah Earthquake

Davoud Pirani; Kosar Yousefi; Ali Sahebi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , 2019, Pages 1-1

  An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter struckEzgeleh in Kermanshah province on November 12, 2017,at 21:48 local time. In this devastating event, around4,700,000 individuals were involved, 650 cases of deathand around 8000 injuries were reported, as well as 70.000individuals were made homeless.   Read More