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close this bookDisasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 56 - October, 1993 (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / OrganizaciĆ³n Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), 1993, 8 p.)
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Selected bibliography

The articles listed in this section are of interest to health professional and others responsible for various aspects of disaster relief and preparedness programs They have been reproduced and recently added to the collection of articles available from the Editor of this Newsletter. A complete list of reprints is available upon request. Please quote the reference code listed to the left of the publication title when requesting articles.


Hurricane Andrew: South Florida Hospitals Shared Resources and Energy to Cope with the Storm's Devastation. Frank Sabatino. Hospitals. December 20, 1992, pp. 2630


Impact of a Major Hurricane on Surgical Services in a University Hospital. E. Douglas Norcross, MD. et al. The American Surgeon. Vol. 59, January, 1993, pp. 2833.


The Avianca Plane Crash: An Emergency Medical System's Response to Pediatric Survivors of the Disaster. Robert H. van Amerongen, M.D. et al. Pediatrics. Vol. 92, No. 1, July, 1993, pp. 105110.


Disaster Epidemiology: Challenges for Public Health Action. Eric K. Noji. Journal of Public Health Policy. Vol. 13, Autumn, 1992, pp. 332340.


Recovery after Disaster: Achieving Sustainable Development, Mitigation and Equity. Philip R. Berke et al. Disasters. Vol. 17, No. 2, 1993, pp. 93109.


Post Disaster Relief: The SupplyManagement Challenge. Claude de Ville de Goyet. Disasters. Vol. 17, No. 2, 1993, pp. 169176.

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