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Health services organization in the event of disaster

Scientific Publication No. 443

PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION

Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Regional Office of the

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

525 Twenty-third Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20037, U.S.A.

1983

Published also in Spanish (1983) as:

Organización de los servicios de salud para situaciones de desastre

1989 - Reprint (4000)

The publication of this manual, in English and Spanish, has been made possible by financial support of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the European Economic Community (EEC), the Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA), and the U.S. Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance of the U.S. Agency for International Development (AID/OFDA).

ISBN 92 75 11443 9

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