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Urban firefighting: Qualitative exploration of occupational challenges faced by firefighters of Kathmandu valley, Nepal

Vol 11 No 2 (2021)

Section : Original Articles

Introduction: Urban firefighting is a challenge however very less is known about how the firefighters manage on addressing fire disasters when it occurs or what sort of health risks they generally face. The health risks in firefighting are abundant however very less is explored, in regard to the Nepalese context. This study thus aims to explore general characteristics and potential stress causing factors among urban firefighters of Kathmandu valley as Nepal lacks any such study.

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