The Coordination of Health Services in Natural Disasters
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.
KeywordsNatural Disaster House Officer Civil Protection Mobile Unit Disaster Situation
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