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

International meeting
Hospitals in Disasters - Handle with Care

San Salvador, El Salvador, 8-10 July 2003

Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action
World Health Organization

Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief
Pan American Health Organization

Washington D.C. • 2003

© Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), 2003

A publication of the Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief of PAHO in collaboration with the Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action of the World Health Organization (WHO).

The views expressed, the recommendations made, and the terms employed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the current criteria or policies of PAHO/WHO or of its Member States.

PAHO and WHO welcome requests for permission to reproduce or translate, in part or in full, this publication. Applications and inquiries from the Americas 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; fax: (202) 775-4578; email: disaster-publications@paho.org; the ones from the rest of the world should be made to the Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action, World Health Organization, 20 avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland; fax: (4122) 791-4844; e-mail: eha@who.int.

This publication has been made possible through the financial support of the International Humanitarian Assistance Division 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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