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close this bookMitigation of Disasters in Health Facilities: Volume 3: Architectural Issues (PAHO, 1993, 80 pages)
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Open this folder and view contentsChapter 4: Functional and nonstructural vulnerability of hospitals
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Acknowledgements

This set of manuals is the result of the effort and collaboration of engineers, architects, physicians, and health sector administrators whose expertise and technical contribution enabled their production. PAHO wishes to thank Omar Dario Cardona A., Chief of the Engineering Division of Ingeniar Ltda. in Bogota, Colombia, for his contribution and technical coordination and to his collaborators: Jorge Eduardo Hurtado G., Juan Pablo Sarmiento P., and Humberto Fonseca M. for their advice in the elaboration of these publications.