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Galveston Health in All Policies Project (G-HAP) Pro-health planning in the post?disaster context

Description:

The UTMB - Center to Eliminate Health Disparities' "Galveston Health in All Policies Project (G-HAP): Pro-health planning in the post?disaster context" provides a health in all polices (HiAP) case study.

The case study describes the G-HAP Project which focuses on the inclusion of health considerations in local recovery planning after the social and infrastructure devastation of Hurricane Ike in Galveston, Texas.

This case study can be informative for  communities dealing with the wake of a natural disaster and looking to apply health in all policies to the rebuilding process.

Toolkit:

Environmental Health in All Policies (HiAP)

Keyword Area:

Environmental Health, Health Equity, Health Impact Assessment (HIA), Natural Disaster, Strategic Planning, Vulnerable Populations

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

UTMB - Center to Eliminate Health Disparities

Submitted:

09/24/2012

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