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close this bookAssessing Needs in the Health Sector after Floods and Hurricanes (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), 1987, 90 p.)
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View the document1. Introduction
View the document2. Critical decisions
View the document3. Magnitude of the impact
View the document4. Morbidity and mortality
View the document5. Environmental sanitation
View the document6. Vectors
View the document7. Food and nutritional status
View the document8. Evacuation camps
View the document9. The health center
View the document10. Surveillance systems
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