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Disaster Relief and Emergency Preparedness

 


Natural Disaster Mitigation in Drinking Water and Sewerage Systems: Guidelines for Vulnerability Analysis


Order code: OP 132
Drinking water and sewerage services play a critical role in the development process as they are essential for the health and well-being of populations. In Latin America and the Caribbean, the impact of natural disasters frequently results in severe d...

$18.00 Latin America and the Caribbean / $25.00 Elsewhere - additional details

Natural Disasters. Protecting the Public's Health


Order code: SP 575
This publication outlines the health sector's role in reducing the impact of disasters, laying out a framework that an administrator can rely on to make effective decisions in managing the health sector's activities to reduce the consequences of disast...

$18.00 Latin America and the Caribbean / $25.00 Elsewhere - additional details

Protecting New Health Facilities from Natural Disasters


Order code: OP 170
The current publication is an overview of the Guidelines for Vulnerability Reduction in the Design of New Health Facilities and includes recommendations on how to promote their use among national authorities, planners and financing agencies i...

$10.00 Latin America and the Caribbean / $14.00 Elsewhere - additional details

The Challenge in Disaster Reduction for the Water and Sanitation Sector


Order code: OP 172
This joint publication (PAHO, UNICEF, ISDR, and IFRC) was introduced at the 4th World Water Forum that took place in Mexico in March 2006 to draw attention to the importance of ensuring that water and sanitation systems remain fully operational in the ...

$10.00 Latin America and the Caribbean / $14.00 Elsewhere - additional details

Out of print

Virtual Health Library for Disasters


Order code: CD-E 011
An electronic collection of more than 500 public health publications on disaster reduction and complex emergencies in full text.

$30.00 Latin America and the Caribbean / $40.00 Elsewhere - additional details

WHO-PAHO Guidelines for the Use of Foreign Field Hospitals in the Aftermath of Sudden-Impact Disasters


Order code: OP 178
These guidelines propose conditions that field hospitals and their staff should meet for each of these phases. The guidelines also outline issues that authorities in donor countries and disaster-affected countries should discuss before mobilizing a fie...

$10.00 Latin America and the Caribbean / $10.00 Elsewhere - additional details


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