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The Coordination of Health Services in Natural Disasters

  • F. Polizzi
Conference paper

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Natural Disaster House Officer Civil Protection Mobile Unit Disaster Situation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1985

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  • F. Polizzi

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