|Disasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 61 - January, 1995 (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), 1995, 8 p.)|
"Delivering Health and Medical Services in Catastrophic Disasters," a conference sponsored by the National Disaster Medical System will be held in Nashville, Tennessee. USA For information contact the NDMS Conference, VARMEC, Suite 500, 950 N. 22nd St., Birmingham, Alabama 35203, Tel: (205) 731-1812, ext. 302.
28 May-2 June
The Ninth World Congress on Emergency and Disaster Medicine will convene in Jerusalem, Israel. This biennial conference is sponsored by the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Contact: Secretariat, 9th World Congress on Emergency and Disaster Medicine, PO Box 50006. Tel Aviv, 61500, Israel; Fax: 972-3-660325.
The 2nd International Colloquium on Seismic Microzoning will be held in Cumaná, capital of Sucre State, Venezuela. It is being sponsored by the Foundation for Seismic Risk Prevention (FUNPRIS) and the Venezuelan Foundation for Seismologic Research (FUNVISIS). The Colloquium will he followed by the Fifth U.S-Latin America Partnership Meeting on 15 and 16 June. For additional information please contact. Mr. J. Murria, Aptdo. 173, Lagunillas, Estado Zulia, Venezuela; Fax: (58-65) 305-608; Tel: (58-65) 303-582.
19 June-7 July
"Health Emergencies in Large Populations," the training course for the management of humanitarian assistance, will take place in Geneva from 19 June to 7 July. Organized Jointly by the International Committee of the Red Cross. Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, and the World Health Organization, the course will train experienced health personnel to deal with disaster situations. For information, contact: International Committee of the Red Cross, Medical Division, H.E.L.P. - 95, 19, avenue de la Paix, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland, Tel: 022 730 28 10; Fax 022 733 20 57.