|Disasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 60 - October, 1994 (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), 1994, 8 p.)|
From 4 to 6 November, at a conference entitled "After Everyone Leaves: Preparing for, Managing and Monitoring Mid-and Long-Term Effects of Large Scale Disasters," medical, psychological, epidemiological, and environmental effects of disaster will be examined. Please contact Continuing Medical Education, Univ. of Minnesota, 107 Radisson Hotel Metrodome, 615 Washington, Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA; Tel: (800) 776-8636; Fax: (612) 626-7766.
The California Office of Emergency Services will host from January 17 to 20 "Northridge Earthquake: One Year Later," a conference on lessons learned and implications for preparedness. For registration information contact California OES, 1110 E. Green Street, Suite 300, Pasadena, Calif. 91106; fax: (818) 304-8398 or Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine announces "Community Health in Developing Countries," a new 3-month course, beginning in January, with a strong focus on the provision of community health in situations of war, conflict, and disaster involving population displacement. For information contact Anne Gordon, Course Secretary, Community Health in Developing Countries, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, United Kingdom; Tel: (051) 7089393; Fax: (051) 707-1702.
The International Emergency Management and Engineering Society is presenting an International Conference (TIEMEC-95) in Nice, France, from 9 to 12 May 1995. The theme is "Globalization of Emergency Management and Engineering: National and International Issues Concerning Research and Applications". Those using techniques such as GIS, computer simulation, expert systems, and operations research in areas related to disaster management are encouraged to submit abstracts to J. Sullivan, TIEMES, 9241 LBJ Freeway, Suite 100, Dallas, Texas 75243, USA, Tel; (214) 994-9522; Fax (214) 270-3014; e-mail: email@example.com.