DISEASE, ILLNESS, SICKNESS The Displacement of the German Population and its Infuence on the Sanitary - Epidemiological Situation of Szczecin Voivodeship in the Years 1946–1949

Urszula Kozłowska 1
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2013; 14 (2):
ICID: 1097352
Article type: Original article
IC™ Value: 3.00
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The total destruction caused by war and the extermination of the population due to long occupation and diseases were the main factors that shaped the sanitary-epidemiological situation of Szczecin voivodeship. A large migratory movement can also be added to these factors, which can be divided into two principal phases: the /rst one was connected to territory preparation and the settlement of Polish people. *e second phase concerned the planned repatriation of German people from Szczecin voivodeship. *e State Repatriation Department (PUR) was responsible for this process. German people were subjected to disinfection, pest control, and vaccinations to prevent potential epidemics. *is was done at check points relating to sanitation.
DOI: 10.5604/20842937.1097352

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