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Lessons from 9-11 and World Trade Terrorism Attacks

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Health Effects in the Aftermath of the World Trade Center Attack (pdf)

GAO report September 2004 (04-1068T) identifies a variety of health effects from the 9-11-01 terrorist attack, including injuries, respiratory conditions and mental health effects such as depression, anxiety, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Outlines programs such as the WTC Health Registry to monitor effects

Implications of the World Trade Center Attack on Sept. 11; Public Health and Healthcare

Article by Susan Klitzman, DrPH and Nicholas Freudenberg, DrPH published in the American Journal of Public Health, March 2003 regarding the impact from 9-11 (2001) on public health and health care infrastructures. The authors describe and assess the strengths and weaknesses of the city’s response to the public health, environmental/ occupational health, and mental health dimensions of the attack in the first 6 months after the event. They also examine the impact on the city’s health care and social service system.

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