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close this bookDisaster Chronicles Number 3: Earthquake in Mexico, September 19 and 20, 1985 (PAHO-OPS, 1985, 76 p.)
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View the documentPrologue
View the documentList of authors who presented papers for this publication
View the document1. Introduction
Open this folder and view contents2. Magnitude of the disaster
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View the document4. International cooperation
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View the documentAnnex : The survival of people in collapsed buildings
View the documentAcknowledgements
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Pan American Health Organization

Program of Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Coordination

NOTE: This is a preliminary version of the Disaster Chronicle, which does not contain photographs. The final version will be published at a later date.

This publication has been made possible thanks to the financial support of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance of the U.S. Agency for International Development (OFDA/AID).

Disaster Chronicles #3, Earthquake in Mexico, is a publication of the Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Coordination Program of the Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization. The reporting of facts, activities and programs does not imply approbation by PAHO/WHO nor does it necessarily represent the politics of the Organization.