Pan American Health Organization
Regional Office of the
World Health Organization
The Pan American Health Organization would like to express special gratitude to Peter Baxter (Institute of Public Health, Cambridge University, United Kingdom) and John Tomblin (vulcanologist, Antigua, West Indies) for the technical contributions and conceptual support they made to the content of the video "Volcanoes: Protecting the Public's Health."
The publication of this guide has been made possible thanks to the financial support of the Division of International Humanitarian Assistance of the Canadian International Development Agency (IHA/CIDA), the Office of U. S. Foreign Disaster Assistance of the U. S. Agency for International Development (OFDA/USAID) and the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DFID).
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