The Coordination of Health Services in Natural Disasters

  • F. Polizzi
Conference paper


Health services undoubtedly play a primary role in assisting the victims of a natural disaster. In a disaster situation their objectives are: (a) to provide casualty care at the disaster site and to organize admission of the victims to pre-established hospitals or mobile units; and (b) to ensure adequate facilities and housing at the disaster site corresponding to basic hygiene standards, until the situation is normalized.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1985

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