|Emergency Vector Control after Natural Disaster - A Study Guide (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), 1982, 98 p.)|
|Lesson 1 - The General Problem|
Indicate T or F:
______ 1. Disaster may increase transmission of diseases by altering the distribution of vector species.
______ 2. Vector control specialists function quite independently after a disaster since their responsibilities are very different from those of other health personnel.
______ 3. Having people in camps following a disaster makes vector surveillance and control easier because it concentrates the risks in a small area.
______ 4. With effective predisaster planning it is possible to predict future vector control needs very accurately.
______ 5. Vector control has a tow priority immediately following a disaster.
______ 6. Disasters frequently generate new diseases transmitted by vectors.