Challenges of Health Services during Arbaeen Pilgrimage in 2019

Ahmad Soltani; Mahtab Aram; Farshid Alaeddini; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2021

  Introduction: Arbaeen Pilgrimage is one of the worlds largest religious gatherings held in Iraq on the occasion of the 40th day of Imam Hussein martyrdom. The identification of the problems and challenges facing the Arbaeen Pilgrimage is of great help in holding this event safer in the future. The present ...  Read More

Hazard Assessment of Iran Provinces based on the Health Ministry Tool in 2019

Ahmad Soltani; Farshid Alaedini; Navvab Shamspour; Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh

Volume 23, Issue 1 , 2021

  Background: Iran is a disaster-prone country, which is subjected to various hazards, such as floods, earthquakes, fire, and traffic accidents. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the priority and risk of various hazards threatening the public in different provinces of Iran in 2019. Methods: This ...  Read More

Reliability and Validity of Household Disaster Preparedness Index (HDPI)

Mehdi Najafi; Hamidreza Khankeh; Ahmad Soltani; Golrokh Atighechian

Volume 22, Issue 12 , 2020

  Introduction: The preparedness of families for the disasters can set auspicious grounds for the preparedness of the whole society. In Iran health system, Household Disaster Preparedness Index (HDPI) that is composed of 15 items is applied for assessing the household preparedness in disasters. This study ...  Read More

Factors Affecting the Prepositioning of Relief Items for Natural Disasters: A Systematic Review

Mehrab Sharifi-Sedeh; Ali Ardalan; S. Ali Torabi; Kiyoumars Allahbakhshi; Davoud Khorasani-Zavareh

Volume 22, Issue 1 , 2020

  Context: Humanitarian logistics aims to reduce the suffering of disaster victims by fulfilling their immediate needs. A key component of humanitarian logistics is the prepositioning of relief items (such as water and food) for effective emergency response. Objectives: This study aimed to explore ...  Read More

Prevalence of PTSD Symptoms Among Iranian Red Crescent Disaster Workers Participated in Rescue and Collection Operation of the Tehran - Yasuj Airplane Crash

Shirali Kheramin; Iman Shakibkhah; Majid Ashrafganjooie

Volume 21, Issue 10 , 2019, Pages 1-8

  Background: The airplane crash is one of the most catastrophic events that may lead to extensive damage. The Tehran - Yasuj air- plane crash was one of these disasters that took place on 18 February 2018 in Dena mountains in the south of Iran and resulted in the death of all 66 passengers and staff.Objectives: ...  Read More

Emergency Department Preparedness of Hospitals for Radiation, Nuclear Accidents, and Nuclear Terrorism: A Qualitative Study in Iran

Milad Ahmadi Marzaleh; Rita Rezaee; Abbas Rezaianzadeh; Mahnaz Rakhshan; Gholamhassan Haddadi; Mahmoudreza Peyravi

Volume 21, Issue 5 , 2019, Pages 1-8

  Background: The emergency department is the entrance gate of patients to a hospital. Hospitals are confronted with major chal- lenges in radiation, nuclear accidents, and nuclear terrorism. Iran is also at risk of disasters, accidents, and threats, so, the possibility of nuclear and radiation accidents ...  Read More