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close this bookThe 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
View the documentIntroduction
open this folder and view contentsWater and Sanitation: Suspension of Services Worsens Impact and Suffering Caused by Disasters
open this folder and view contentsEnsuring Water and Sanitation Services Against Disasters
open this folder and view contentsReliance on Safe Water and Sanitation Systems for Vulnerable Populations: A Feasible Challenge
open this folder and view contentsRisk Reduction: A Sectoral Responsibility
View the documentConclusion Relying On Water and Sanitation Services during Disasters: A Political, Social, and Economic Concern
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The Challenge in Disaster Reduction for the Water and Sanitation Sector: Improving Quality of Life by Reducing Vulnerabilities

2006

Pan American
Health
Organization
Regional Office of the
World Health Organization

International Federation
of Red Cross and Red Crescent Socities

PAHO HQ Library Cataloguing-in-Publication

Pan American Health Organization
The challenge in disaster reduction for the water and sanitation sector: improving quality of life by reducing vulnerabilities
Washington, D.C: PAHO, © 2006.

ISBN 92 75 12629 1

I. Title II. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
III. International Strategy for Disaster Reduction IV. International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
1. POTABLE WATER
2. SANITATION
3. IMPACT OF DISASTERS
4. WATER SUPPLY
5. DISASTER PLANNING

NLM WA 670

© Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), 2006.

A publication of the Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief of the Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

The views expressed, the recommendations made, and the terms employed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the current criteria or policies of the editing agencies.

The Pan American Health Organization welcomes requests for permission to reproduce or translate, in part or in full, this publication for non-profit purposes only. Applications and inquiries should be addressed to the Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief, Pan American Health Organization, 525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, USA.

This publication has been made possible through the financial support of the Division of Humanitarian Assistance, Peace and Security of the Canadian International Development Agency (IHA/CIDA), the Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance of the United States Agency for International Development (OFDA/USAID), and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID).

 

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