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close this section of the library02. Emergency Preparedness and Response
open this document and view its contentAdministración de Emergencias en Salud Ambiental y Provisión de Agua (OPS; 1988; 38 paginas)
open this document and view its contentAsistencia Humanitaria en Caso de Desastres - Guía para Proveer Ayuda Eficaz (OPS; 1999; 20 paginas) [EN]
open this document and view its contentAsistencia Internacional de Socorro Sanitario - Recomendaciones Aprobadas en la Reunión Sobre Asistencia Internacional de Socorro Sanitario en América Latina (OPS; 1986; 24 paginas) [EN] [FR]
open this document and view its contentAssessing Needs in the Health Sector after Floods and Hurricanes (PAHO; 1987; 90 pages) [ES]
open this document and view its contentThe Challenge in Disaster Reduction for the Water and Sanitation Sector: Improving Quality of Life by Reducing Vulnerabilities (UNICEF, WHO; 2006; 50 pages) [ES] View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentCharte humanitaire et normes minimales à respecter lors des interventions en cas de catastrophe (The Sphere Project; 2000; 326 pages) [EN] [ES]
open this document and view its contentCities At Risk - Making Cities Safer ... Before Disaster Strikes (IDNDR; 1996) [ES]
open this document and view its contentCiudades en Peligro - Ciudades más Seguras... antes de un Desastre (DIRDN; 1996) [EN]
open this document and view its contentCommunity Emergency Preparedness: A Manual for Managers and Policy-Makers (WHO; 1999; 141 pages)
open this document and view its contentConozcamos los Desastres Naturales - Juegos y Proyectos para Tus Amigos y para Ti (DIRDN; 1996) [EN]
open this document and view its contentControl de Vectores con Posterioridad a los Desastres Naturales (OPS; 1982; 104 paginas) [EN] [FR]
open this document and view its contentCounting and Identification of Beneficiary Populations in Emergency Operations (ODI; 1997; 110 pages)
open this document and view its contentCrónicas de Desastres - Fenómeno El Niño (OPS; 2000; 288 paginas)
open this document and view its contentCrónicas de Desastres - Huracanes Georges y Mitch (OPS; 1999; 398 paginas)
open this document and view its contentCrónicas de Desastres - Terremoto de Cariaco, Venezuela (OPS; 1999; 57 paginas)
open this document and view its contentCrónicas de Desastres - Terremoto de México, No. 3 (OPS; 1985; 129 paginas) [EN]
open this document and view its contentCrónicas de Desastres - Terremotos en El Salvador, 2001, No. 11 (OPS; 2002; 224 paginas)
open this document and view its contentCrónicas de Desastres - Torremoto de Aiquile Cochabamba Bolivia (OPS; 1998; 101 paginas)
open this document and view its contentEl desafío del sector de agua y saneamiento en la reducción de desastres: Mejorar la calidad de vida reduciendo vulnerabilidades (OPS, UNICEF; 2006; 50 paginas) [EN] View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentDisaster Chronicles Number 3: Earthquake in Mexico, September 19 and 20, 1985 (PAHO; 1985; 76 pages) [ES]
open this document and view its contentDisaster Mitigation for Health Facilities: Guidelines for Vulnerability Appraisal and Reduction in the Caribbean (PAHO; 2000; 66 pages)
open this document and view its contentEarthquakes and People's Health (WHO; 1997; 296 pages)
open this document and view its contentEmergency Vector Control after Natural Disaster (PAHO; 1982; 112 pages) [FR] [ES]
open this document and view its contentEmergency Vector Control after Natural Disaster - A Study Guide (PAHO; 1982; 98 pages)
open this document and view its contentEnfermería en Desastres - Planificatión, Evaluación e Intervención (1985; 419 paginas)
open this document and view its contentEnvironmental Health Management after Natural Disaster - A Study Guide (PAHO; 1982; 58 pages) [ES]
open this document and view its contentEnvironmental Health Management after Natural Disasters (PAHO; 1982; 74 pages) [FR] [ES]
open this document and view its contentEnvironmental Management for Vector Control, Slide Set Series (FAO, UNEP, WHO; 1988; 50 pages)
open this document and view its contentEpidemiologiá de Desastres Naturales (1984; 161 paginas)
open this document and view its contentEstablecimiento de un Sistema de Atención de Víctimas en Masa (OPS; 1996; 58 paginas) [EN]
open this document and view its contentEstablishing a Mass Casualty Management System (PAHO; 1995; 58 pages) [ES]
open this document and view its contentEvaluación de Necesidades en el Sector Salud con Posterioridad a Inundaciones y Huracanes (OPS; 1989; 68 paginas) [EN]
open this document and view its contentFundamentos para la Mitigación de Desastres en Establecimientos de Salud (OPS; 2004; 168 paginas) [EN] View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentLa gestión de cadáveres en situaciones de desastre: Guía práctica para equipos de respuestages (FISCR, OMS, OPS; 2006; 58 paginas) [EN] View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentGuía de Evaluación Preliminar de Accidentes Tecnológicos (CNE; 36 paginas)
open this document and view its contentGuía de la OMS y la OPS para el uso de hospitales de campaña extranjeros en caso de desastres (OMS, OPS; 2003; 22 paginas) [EN] View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentGuía de Preparativos de Salud Frente a Erupciones Volcánicas - Módulo 1: El Sector Salud Frente al Riesgo Volcánico (OMS, OPS; 2005; 100 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentGuía de Preparativos de Salud Frente a Erupciones Volcánicas - Módulo 2: Protección de los Servicios de Salud Frente a Erupciones Volcánicas (OMS, OPS; 2005; 82 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentGuía de Preparativos de Salud Frente a Erupciones Volcánicas - Módulo 3: Evaluación de Daños y Análisis de Necesidades en Salud en Erupciones Volcánicas (OMS, OPS; 2005; 114 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentGuía de Preparativos de Salud Frente a Erupciones Volcánicas - Módulo 4: Salud Ambiental y el Riesgo Volcánico (OMS, OPS; 2005; 88 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentGuía de Preparativos de Salud Frente a Erupciones Volcánicas - Módulo 5: La Comunicación Frente a Erupciones Volcánicas (OMS, OPS; 2005; 87 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentGuía para la Comunicación Social y la Prevención de Desastres (DIRDN; 1999)
open this document and view its contentGuía práctica de salud mental en situaciones de desastres (OMS, OPS; 2006; 201 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentGuías de Evaluación de los Preparativos para Desastres en el Sector de la Salud (OPS; 1995; 27 paginas) [EN]
open this document and view its contentGuidelines for Assessing Disaster Preparedness in the Health Sector (PAHO; 1995; 28 pages) [ES]
open this document and view its contentHacia un Mundo más Seguro Frente a los Desastres Naturales - La Trayectoria de América Latina y el Caribe (OPS; 1994; 112 paginas) [EN]
open this document and view its contentHandbook on War and Public Health (ICRC; 1996; 470 pages)
open this document and view its contentHealth Laboratory Facilities in Emergencies and Disaster Situations (WHO, WHO/EMRO; 1994; 169 pages)
open this document and view its contentHealth Services Organization in the Event of Disaster (PAHO; 1983; 118 pages) [ES]
open this document and view its contentHealth Services Organization in the Event of Disaster - A Study Guide (PAHO; 1983; 107 pages) [ES]
open this document and view its contentHospitales seguros ante inundaciones (OPS; 2006; 108 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentHumanitarian Assistance in Disaster Situations:A Guide for Effective Aid (PAHO; 1999; 20 pages) [ES]
open this document and view its contentHuracán Mitch - Una Mirada a Algunas Tendencias Temáticas para la Reducción del Riesgo (OPS; 2000; 254 paginas)
open this document and view its contentL'hygiène du milieu après une catastrophe naturelle (OPS; 1982; 72 pages) [EN] [ES]
open this document and view its contentImpacto del Fenómeno del Niño en Infraestructura de Agua Potable - Lecciones Aprendidas en Ecuador (OPS; 80 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentInternational Health Relief Assistance - Recommendations Approved at the Meeting of International Health Relief Assistance in Latin America (PAHO; 1986; 23 pages) [FR] [ES]
open this document and view its contentLearning about Natural Disasters - Games and projects for you and your friends (IDNDR) [ES]
open this document and view its contentLecciones Aprendidas sobre los Efectos de las Erupciones Volcánicas en el Ecuador, en los Sistemas de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado (OPS; 84 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentLiving with Risk: A Global Review of Disaster Reduction Initiatives - Preliminary Version (ADRC, ISDR, UN, WMO; 2002; 384 pages)
open this document and view its contentLogistique et gestion des approvisionnements humanitaires dans le secteur santé (OMS, OPS; 2003; 194 pages) [EN] [ES]
open this document and view its contentLogros en Salud en Centroamérica: 5 Años después de Mitch (OPS; 2003; 41 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentLutte d'Urgence contre les Vecteurs après une Catastrophe Naturelle (OPS; 1982; 119 pages) [EN] [ES]
open this document and view its contentManagement of Dead Bodies after Disasters: A Field Manual for First Responders (IFRC, PAHO, WHO; 2006; 58 pages) [ES] View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentManual de Organización Local para Situaciones de Emergencia (OPS; 1992)
open this document and view its contentManual for Environmental Health Contingency Planning for Floods in the Caribbean (PAHO, WHO; 2003; 78 pages) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentManual para Simulacros Hospitalarios de Emergencia (OPS; 1995; 60 paginas)
open this document and view its contentManuel des Opérations de Secours Sanitaires après une Catastrophe Naturelle (OPS; 1981; 79 pages)
open this document and view its contentModulo de Capacitación - Desastres y Emergencias Tecnológicas (CNE; 1997)
open this document and view its contentNew Approaches to New Realities (University of Wisconsin; 1996; 508 pages)
open this document and view its contentOrganización de los Servicios de Salud para Situaciones de Desastre (OPS; 1983; 107 paginas) [EN]
open this document and view its contentOrganización de los Servicios de Salud para Situaciones de Desastre - Guía de Estudio (OPS; 1983) [EN]
open this document and view its contentEl Personal Local de Salud y la Comunidad Frente a los Desastres Naturales (OMS; 1989; 112 paginas) [EN]
open this document and view its contentPlan Comunal de Emergencia (CNE; 1999)
open this document and view its contentPlan Familiar de Emergencia (CNE)
open this document and view its contentPlaneamiento Hospitalario para Desastres (OPS; 1989)
open this document and view its contentPlanificación para Atender Situaciones de Emergencia en Sistemas de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado (OPS; 1993; 67 paginas)
open this document and view its contentPreparativos de Salud para Situaciones de Desastres - Serie Manuales y Guías sobre Desastres, Nº 3 - Guía para el Nivel Local (OPS; 2003; 91 paginas)
open this document and view its contentPrinciples of Disaster Mitigation in Health Facilities (PAHO; 2000; 127 pages) [ES]
open this document and view its contentProceedings of the Regional Workshop on Environmental Health Management in Refugee Areas (WHO, WHO/EMRO; 1994; 212 pages)
open this document and view its contentPropuesta - Procedimiento y Protocolo Interinstitucional para la Atención de Emergencias Tecnológicas en Tierra (CNE)
open this document and view its contentProtocolos de Evaluación Sanitaria Rápida en Situaciones de Emergencia (OMS; 1999; 116 paginas) [EN]
open this document and view its contentEl Proyecto de la Esfera - Carta Humanitaria y Normas Mínimas de Respuesta Humanitaria en Casos de Desastre (FISCR, The Sphere Project; 2000; 328 paginas) [EN] [FR]
open this document and view its contentPublic Health Action in Emergencies Caused by Epidemics (WHO; 1986; 285 pages)
open this document and view its contentRadiación, Antes, Durante y Después de las Situaciones de Emergencia Radialógica (OPS; 1997; 23 paginas)
open this document and view its contentRecommandations Approuvées à la Réunion des Secours Internationaux dans le Domaine de la Santé en Amérique Latine (OMS, OPS; 1986; 12 pages) [EN] [ES]
open this document and view its contentReducción del Daño Sísmico - Guía para las Empresas de Agua (OPS; 109 paginas) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentSalud Ambiental con Posterioridad a los Desastres Naturales (OPS; 1982; 60 paginas) [EN] [FR]
open this document and view its contentSalud Ambiental con Posterioridad a los Desastres Naturales - Guía de Estudio (OPS; 1982) [EN]
open this document and view its contentSimposio Regional sobre Accidentes Químicos (OPS; 1994)
open this document and view its contentSolutions for Cities at Risk: Internet Conference (IDNDR; 1997)
open this document and view its contentThe Sphere Project - Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response (IFRC, The Sphere Project; 2000; 330 pages) [FR] [ES]
open this document and view its contentSummary Booklet of Best Practices -1999 - UNAIDS (PAHO, UNAIDS; 1999; 221 pages)
open this document and view its contentTechnical notes: Special Considerations for Programming in Unstable Situations (UNICEF; 2000; 490 pages)
open this document and view its contentUNHCR Handbook for Emergencies - Second Edition (UNHCR; 1999; 414 pages) View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentLos Volcanes y la Protección de la Salud (OPS; 2002; 21 paginas) [EN]
open this document and view its contentVolcanoes: Protecting the Public’s Health (PAHO, WHO; 2002; 21 pages) [ES]
open this document and view its contentVolontaires et santé communautaire - Mettre en commun les idées et l’expérience (FISCR; 2002; 16 pages) [EN]
open this document and view its contentVolunteers and Community Health - Sharing Ideas and Experiences (IFRC; 2002; 16 pages) [FR]
open this document and view its contentWHO-PAHO Guidelines for the Use of Foreign Field Hospitals in the Aftermath of Sudden-Impact Disasters (PAHO, WHO; 2003; 22 pages) [ES] View the PDF document
open this document and view its contentA World Safe from Natural Disasters - The Journey of Latin America and the Caribbean (PAHO; 1994; 111 pages) [ES]

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