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close this bookHumanitarian Assistance in Disaster Situations:A Guide for Effective Aid (Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), 1999, 20 p.)
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Annex 2: Pan American Health Organization. Disaster Contacts

· Headquarters

Pan American Health Organization
Emergency Preparedness Program
525 Twenty-third Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037
U.S.A.

Tel: (202) 974-3520
Emergency line: (202) 974-3399
Fax: (202) 775-4578
E-mail: disaster@paho.org

· Central America

Organización Panamericana de la Salud
Programa de Preparativos para Desastres
Apartado Postal 3745
San José 1000, Costa Rica

Tel: (506) 257-2141
Tel: (506) 255-1962
Fax: (506) 257-2139
E-mail: pedcor@sol.racsa.co.cr

· The Caribbean

Pan American Health Organization
Emergency Preparedness Program
P.O. Box 508
Bridgetown, Barbados

Tel: (246) 436-6448
Fax: (246) 436-6447
E-mail: vanalphd@cpc.paho.org
dvanalphen@ibm.net

· South America

Organización Panamericana de la Salud
Programa de Preparativos para Desastres
Apartado Postal 17-07-8982
Quito, Ecuador

Tel: (593-2) 46-4629
Tel: (593-2) 44-9473
Fax: (593-2) 46-4630
E-mail: pedecu@ecnet.ec

Visit PAHO/WHO's Emergency Preparedness Program's website frequently to get the latest information on this directory and on the disaster "focal points" in Latin American and Caribbean countries.

http://www.paho.org/english/ped/pedhome.htm