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close this bookNatural Disaster Mitigation in Drinking Water and Sewerage Systems - Guidelines for Vulnerability Analysis (PAHO; 1998; 80 pages) [ES]
View the documentPreface and Acknowledgments
View the documentIntroduction
open this folder and view contentsChapter 1. Planning Emergency Preparedness and Response1
open this folder and view contentsChapter 2. Basics of Vulnerability Analysis
open this folder and view contentsChapter 3. Natural Hazards and Their Impact on Water Systems
open this folder and view contentsChapter 4. Vulnerability Analysis
View the documentAnnex 1. Examples of Effects of Earthquakes on Pipeline Systems* (1969 - 1997)
open this folder and view contentsAnnex 2. Application of Vulnerability Analysis: Case study of Limón, Costa Rica
open this folder and view contentsAnnex 3. Method for Estimating Damage in Pipes as a Consequence of Intense Earthquakes
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Natural Disaster Mitigation in Drinking Water and Sewerage Systems - Guidelines for Vulnerability Analysis

Disaster Mitigation Series

Pan American Health Organization
Regional Office of the
World Health Organization

Washington, D.C., 1998

Published in Spanish under the title:
Mitigación de desastres naturales en sistemas de agua potable y alcantarillado sanitario: Guías para el análisis de vulnerabilidad

Cover photo: OPS/OMS

ISBN 92 75 12250 4

PAHO Library Cataloguing in Publication Data:

Pan American Health Organization
Natural Disaster Mitigation in Drinking Water and Sewerage
Systems. Washington, D.C.,: PAHO, c1998. 110 p. -- (Disaster Mitigation Series).

ISBN 92 75 12250 4

I. Title. II. (series)
1. PREDISASTER MITIGATION. 2. NATURAL DISASTERS.
3. VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS. 4. WATER SUPPLY - norms.
5. DISASTER EMERGENCIES.
LC HV553

© Pan American Health Organization, 1998

A publication of the Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Coordination Program, PAHO/WHO.

The views expressed, the recommendations formulated, and the designations employed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the current policies or opinions of the IDNDR Secretariat or the Pan American Health Organization or of its Member States.

The Pan American Health Organization welcomes requests for permission to reproduce or translate, in part or in full this publication. Applications and inquiries should be addressed to the Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Coordination Program, Pan American Health Organization, 525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, USA; fax: (202) 775-4578; e-mail: disaster@paho.org.

The production of this publication has been made possible through the financial support of the German Foreign Office, Division for Humanitarian Aid; the International Humanitarian Assistance Division of the Canadian International Development Agency (IHA/CIDA); and the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance of the U.S. Agency for International Development (OFDA/AID).

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