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close this bookDisasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 60 - October, 1994 (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), 1994, 8 p.)
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The articles listed in this section may be of interest to health professionals and others responsible for disaster preparedness, mitigation and relief. 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.


Garrison, Carol Z. et al., "Post-traumatic stress disorder in adolescents after a hurricane," American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 138, No.7, pp. 522-530.


Toole, Michael J. and Ronald J. Waldman, "Refugees and displaced persons," JAMA, Vol. 270, No. 55, pp. 600-605, Aug. 4, 1993.


Meneses-Gonzáles, Fernando et al., "Accidentes y lesiones en cuatro hospitales generates del Distrito Federal," Salud Pública de México, Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 448-455, Sep.-Oct., 1993.


Centers for Disease Control, "Public health consequences of a flood disaster - Iowa, 1993," JAMA, Vol. 270, No. 12, pp. 1406-1408, Sep., 1993.


Sidel, Victor W. et al., "Public health responses to natural and human-made disasters," Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 13th ed., 1992.


De Ville de Goyet, Claude, "Post disaster relief: the supply management challenge," Disasters, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 169-173, 1992.

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