|Disasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 01 - January, 1979 (PAHO-OPS, 1979, 8 p.)|
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Disasters (The International Journal of Disaster Studies and Practice) (English only)
This quarterly journal publishes scientific papers on physical, social, engineering and health aspects of disasters. It deals with prediction, prevention, preparedness and relief activities with emphasis on disasters in developing countries. Annual subscription rates: for agencies and libraries US$50.-, for individuals (personal use only): US$20. - Publisher: Pergamon Press, Maxwell House, Fairview Park, Elmsford, N.Y. 10523, U.S.A.
Mass Emergencies (English only)
This international journal provides a forum for social scientists and planners. Past issues were particularly focused on social behavior and organizational problems associated with disaster prevention and relief activities in developed countries. Mass Emergencies is a trimestral publication. Annual subscription rates: for agencies and libraries: DFL.111. - or equivalent in US dollars; for individuals (personal use only): DFL.55. - or equivalent in US dollars. Publisher: Elsevier, P.O. Box 211, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Emergency Planning Digest/La Revue-plans des mesures d'urgence (English-French)
The Emergency Planning Digest publishes current information on a broad range of subjects pertaining to civil emergency planning in Canada and other countries, on a quarterly basis in English and French. Copies may be obtained regularly at no cost, by writing to Emergency Planning Digest, Ottawa, ONT K1A OW6, Canada.
UNDRO Newsletter (English and French)
Published and distributed free of charge by the Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Coordinator (UNDRO), (Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland). This newsletter provides worldwide information on UN relief operations, emergency preparedness activities and other significant events.
International Civil Defense Bulletin (English only)
The mimeographed bulletin publishes reviews and articles on civil defense matters and provides a bibliography of current literature on techniques and material used in accident prevention and emergency relief. Copies and further information can be requested from ICDO, 1012 Chemin de Surville, CH-1213 Petit Lancy, Geneva, Switzerland.
Natural Hazards Observer (English only)
This quarterly newsletter is intended to strengthen communication between research workers and those individuals or agencies concerned with public action related to natural hazards. Emphasis is placed on disaster prevention, warning and mitigation in developed countries. Abstracts of recent publications or research reports are included. A free copy of the Observer can be obtained by writing: The Natural Hazards Observer, IBS/6, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, U.S.A.
Disaster Information (English only)
DI is a newsletter recently released by the Federal Disaster Assistance Administration. it disseminates information an legislative, technical and organizational problems related to disaster prevention and assistance in the U.S.A. It may be obtained, free of charge, from the Federal Disaster Assistance Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh St., S.W., Room B-133, Washington, D.C. 20410, U.S.A.
Unscheduled Events (English only)
This newsletter, published quarterly by the Disaster Research Center of Ohio State University, provides information on disaster -related research conferences, seminars and publications with some emphasis on the social sciences. The UE may be obtained, free of charge, from the Disaster Research Center, Ohio State University, 127-129 West 10th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43201, U.S.A.
SEAN Bulletin (English only)
The Scientific Event Alert Network (SEAN) of the Smithsonian Institution publishes monthly a detailed listing of worldwide volcanic, volcano-seismic, earthquake and meteoric events. Preliminary physical data am provided along with the address of the reporting source for further information. The Bulletin can be obtained free of charge from the Scientific Event Alert Network, National Museum of Natural History, Room 9, Box 129, Washington, D.C. 20560, U.S.A.
Emergency Preparedness News (English only)
This newsletter is issued by the International Center for Emergency Preparedness (ICEP,) a private group of consultants based in Washington. It provides, an a monthly basis, news on activities, projects, grants, etc. on civil defense in the USA. Yearly subscriptions nay be obtained at US$45. - plus postage, from ICEP, 1612 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006, U.S.A.