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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2020, vol. 26, issue4
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020264.3356
Published online: 02 October 2020

Original article

J of IMAB. 2020 Oct-Dec;26(4):3356-3362
Vanya Slavova1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Veselin Ivanov1ORCID logo, Polina Taleva2ORCID logo, Veselina Petrova-Tacheva3ORCID logo,
1) Department Neurology, Psychiatry and Disaster medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.
2) Department Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology and Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.
3) Department Molecular Biology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.

Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws is a commonly reported complication in patients receiving Background: In the long history of the humankind the different by natural and man-made disasters are the common phenomena. They cause the appearance of massive destruction, property damage, environmental catastrophes, large numbers of dead and injured people. The population readiness to behave and act in disasters is essential to reduce the risk of people's life and health. Good preparation ensures effective reaction of protection and assistance to the affected people.
Aim: Research and analysis of knowledge and skills for protection in disasters of people working in various fields of the national economy in Stara Zagora, Republic of Bulgaria.
Materials and methods: An empirical sociological study was conducted through direct group self - administered questionnaire (SAQ) of 322 workers in various fields of the national economy in the Stara Zagora district. The total number of respondents was 350, of which 322 responded, the response rate is 92%. The survey was conducted from January to December 2016. The places of the studywere enterprises and companies in various industries in the Stara Zagora district.
Results: Above the half of the inquired regard their knowledge and skills concerning the protection and providing first aid as insufficient. Training courses occupy a leading place among the preferred ways of acquiring knowledge and skills.
Conclusions: Insufficient public awareness of protection in disaster situations represents a major challenge. There is a need to improve the knowledge and skills about protection in emergency situations by conducting theoretical training and increasing the efficiency of these training.

Keywords: disaster, civil protection, evacuation, personal protective equipment, early warning and alert in disasters, readiness for disaster protection,

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Please cite this article as: Slavova V, Ivanov V, Taleva P, Petrova-Tacheva V. Study of Civil Protection readiness in case of disasters. J of IMAB. 2020 Oct-Dec;26(4):3356-3362. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020264.3356

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Vanya Slavova, Department "Neurology, Psychiatry and Disaster medicine", Faculty of Medicine, Trakia University; 11, Armeyska Str., 6000 Stara Zagora, Bulgaria; E-mail: vslavova71@yahoo.com

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Received: 17 May 2019
Published online: 02 October 2020

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