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close this bookDisasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 51 - July, 1992 (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 upon request. Please quote the reference code listed to the left of the publications title when requesting articles.

I.9 Epidemic Cholera in Latin America. JAMA, Vol. 267(10):13881390, March 1992

I.10 La misión de los bomberos en incendios que involucran a productos químicos. Bill Cooney. Revista de la Organización Internacional de la Protección Civil, No. 13. Noviembre-Diciembre.1991

J.1 Environmental impact of the Chernobyl accident: mutagenesis in bank voles from Sweden. M. Cristaldi et al. International Journal of Radiation Biology, Vol. 59(1):31-40, 1991.

J.2 Disaster management: lessons learned. Jorie S. Klein. RN. and John A. Wigelt, MD, FACS. Surgical Clinics of North America, Vol. 71(2):257-266, April 1991.

J.3 Las epidemias en Mexico durante el siglo XVI. Germán Somolinos d'Ardois, M.D. Salud Pública de México, Vol. 30(4):639-644. July-August 19X8.

J.4 Hurricane Gilbert devastated Caribbean medical school. Rolf Richards, MD. CMAJ, Vol 140, January 15, 1989.

Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation 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) and the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance of the U.S. Agency for International Development (OFDA/AID).

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