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View Assessment of the affected people of East Azerbaijan province about Red Crescent society relief operations at earthquake in August 2012
Seyed Samad Aghamiri *, Hamed Farsad, Nader Oveisi, Zeinab Kavehfirouz, Zahra Abjam, Ashraf Sadat Mousavi, Leila Zakariaee, Zahra Zare Toosi, Nasibeh Nourollahi
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Background: According to the vulnerability of the country towards natural disasters, it is essential to plan and take actions in order to minimize their effects and consequences. However, the research activities in this field and also the use of ideas and experiences of relief workers, affected people and also people involved in disasters are extremely effective.
Methods: In this analytic - desc riptive survey, all affected people were studied in the townships of Ahar, Harris and Varzeqan (in East Azerbaijan province). By using stratified and randomly sampling, about 491 people in urban and rural areas of these affected areas were selected and studied ba sed on Cochran formula. According to the census in 2006, the total population was 263,639. (df=95%), (r=0/05)
Findings: According to the findings, the performance of relief workers was assessed well in distribution of relief items, medical services and first aid. Also, about half of the people were satisfied with the provision of basic supplies and most people were satisfied with the distribution and access of drinking water. Almost half of the people were satisfied with distribution of relief camps and assessed well the emergency accommodation.
Conclusion: The results showed that the performance of Red Crescent society has been very well with regard to the extent of the disasters especially in distribution of the required items and health services. Also, comprehensive plan should be done by Red Crescent society in the field of health services because the satisfaction of the health is about average. Necessary planning and prediction should be done in case of disasters because almost one third of citizens are living in rural areas.

Keywords: view assessment, affected people, relief operations
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: پژوهشی
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Aghamiri S S, Farsad H, Oveisi N, Kavehfirouz Z, Abjam Z, Mousavi A S, et al . View Assessment of the affected people of East Azerbaijan province about Red Crescent society relief operations at earthquake in August 2012. 3. 2013; 5 (1) :64-55
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فصلنامه علمی پژوهشی امداد و نجات Quarterly Scientific Journal of Rescue and Relief
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