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close this bookDisasters Preparedness and Mitigation - Issue No. 52 - October, 1992 (PAHO-OPS, 1992, 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 reprints is available upon request. Please quote the reference code listed to the left of the publication title when requesting articles.

C.1 The importance of autopsy in major disasters. J.K. Mason. Acta Med Leg Soc, No. 34:43-50, 1984.

C.2 Stress among emergency services personnel: Progress and problems. Jennifer M. Brown and Elizabeth A. Campbell. J. Soc. Occup. Med. Vol. 41(4):149-150, 1991.

J.5 Managing environmental degradation and natural disasters: An overview. Alcira Kreimer and Mohan Munasinghe. Published by the Environment and Research Division of the World Bank, Washington, D.C., 1990.

J.7 A catalyst for the global development of disaster management training. Undro News, March/April 1992.

J.8 Organización Meteorológica Mundial. Revista de la Organización Internacional de la Protección Civil. No. 12, Septiembre-Octubre 1991.

J.9 Economic incentives and disaster mitigation. Andrew S. Natsios. Risk Management.

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