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close this bookDisasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 30 - April, 1987 (PAHO-OPS, 1987, 8 p.)
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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 available reprints will be circulated to our readers periodically. When making requests, Please quote the reference code listed to the left of the publication title.


The Effects of Fear on Behavior Following Natural Disaster. Joanne M. Nigg and Alvin H. Mushkatel. Presented to the American Public Health Association Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 1985.


Coping with Children's Reactions. Editor, Emergency Planning Digest, 13(2):28-29, April-June 1986.


Volcanic Disasters in Latin America and the 13th November Eruption of Nevado del Ruiz Volcano in Colombia. Haraldur Sigurdsson and Steven Carey. Disasters, 10(3):205-16, 1986.


Youth Outreach Program. J. Shields, B. Shakell, D. Kirkaldy. Emergency Planning Digest, 13(2):30-33, April-June 1986.


Disaster Planning: Managing the Media. A.J. Partington, P.E.A. Savage. British Medical journal, 291:590-92.

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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 of the World Health Organization for the Americas. 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 financial support of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

Correspondence and inquiries should be addressed to:
The Editor
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