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Earth Institute Research Projects

The Superstorm Sandy Child and Family Health Study (SCAFH)

Lead PI: Dr Jaishree Beedasy David Abramson

Unit Affiliation: National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP)

May 2014 - June 2015
Inactive
North America ; New York City, NY ; New York ; New Jersey
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Assessing the impact of superstorm Sandy on the physical and mental health of New Jersey populations that were exposed to it.

SPONSOR:

Rutgers University

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

New Jersey Department of Health

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$391,630

KEYWORDS

disasters superstorm sandy health disaster risk disaster preparedness resilience

THEMES

Restless earth