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close this bookDisasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 48 - October, 1991 (PAHO)
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Selected bibliography

The articles listed in this section are of interest to health professionals 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.

F.5 Babies of the earthquake: Follow-up study of their first IS months. Manuel Lopez, M.D. and Norma Leon, Ph.D. Hillside Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 11 (2), Fall/Winter 1989.

F.8 Bereavement in disaster: An overview of the research. Robert Kohn and Itzhak Levav. International Journal of Mental Health, Vol. 19(2):61-76, 1990.

F.17 Lessons from the aftermath of flight 232. Gerard A. Jacobs, et al. American Psychologist, Vol. 45(12):1329-1335, 1990.

G.11 Psychiatric disorders among poor victims following a major disaster: Amero, Colombia. Bruno Lima, M.D., et al. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Vol. 179(7):420-427, 1991.

G.5 The international decade for natural disaster reduction: Background and objectives. Michel F. Lechat. Disasters, Vol. 14(1): 1 -6.

G.17 Catastrophes, computing and containment: Living with our restless habitat. J.R. Wallis. Speculation in Science and Technology, Vol. 11 (4):295-315.

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Disaster Preparedness in the Americas is the Newsletter of the Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Coordination Program of the Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization. The reported events, activities and programs do not imply endorsement by PAHO/WHO, nor do the statements made necessarily represent the policy of the Organization. The publication of this Newsletter has been made possible through the financial support of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

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