People in Disasters Conference

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People in Disasters Conference
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The 2016 People in Disasters Conference was a joint venture between the Christchurch District Health Board (CDHB) and the 'Researching the Health Implications of Seismic Events' (RHISE) group. It showcased 'real life' stories from people working in health and emergency services and those who have lived through a disaster in their own town, city, or country.

The conference aimed to explore: the effectiveness of disaster planning and preparation; what cannot be planned for; and the short and long-term psychological and sociological impacts of disasters on casualties and responders.

This collection includes videos of the keynote speeches and plenary sessions from the conference, as well as the concurrent sessions that were held in the Conference and Events Hall.