In this chapter, “Injuries as a Community & Public Health Problem”, we are looking at “unintentional injuries” as well as “intentional injuries” and we will examine some of the strategies for the prevention and control of unintentional injuries. With this in mind…what are the basic functions that community (public) health organizations perform in response to local emergencies and disasters? Do they bear a responsibility in the training of the citizens of communities within the 5 boroughs of NYC in preparation for emergencies and disasters? How important is this? Discuss methods of ensuring community health safety and preparedness.
please review chapter 15 in reference to answering the question … here is a pdf of the textbook