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Argentina 2/26/2015

Province of Córdoba, floods update. The evacuated figure amounted to 600 in the province of Córdoba, affecting the departments of San Justo, Río Primero and Union. There are small flooded localities, with energy supply problems as well as public transportation as roads are blocked. A meteorological alert has been issued. (os. : CBA.GOV.AR); (m.: CLARIN).

Bolivia 2/26/2015

Storm affects Aramani, Quiabaya, and Warisata in the department of La Paz, leaving 2,000 people affected. Losses would exceed the million dollars as infrastructure (bridges), and crops were severely impacted. Frosts are reported in Ingavi and José Manuel Pando provinces. Roads are being restored. (m.: EL-DEBER).

Argentina 2/26/2015

Province of Córdoba, floods update. The evacuated figure amounted to 600 in the province of Córdoba, affecting the departments of San Justo, Río Primero and Union. There are small flooded localities, with energy supply problems as well as public transportation as roads are blocked. A meteorological alert has been issued. (os. : CBA.GOV.AR); (m.: CLARIN).



PAHO/WHO Information Resources on Emergencies

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PAHO/WHO has prepared the following list of information resources that includes manuals, technical guidelines, and webpages, for people working in the response to the earthquake in Haiti.

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Quick Reference

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Blood Safety

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Communicable Diseases

Dengue

Diarrheal diseases

Hepatitis

HIV/AIDS

Immunization, Vaccines, and Biologicals

Infection Control

Leptospirosis

Lymphatic filariasis

Malaria

Measles

Meningitis

Pandemic Influenza

Polio

Rabies

Shigellosis

Tetanus

Tuberculosis

Vector control

Zoonotic diseases

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Child Health in Emergencies

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Donations and Logistics

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Emergency and Surgical Care Management

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Environmental Health in Emergencies

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Essential Medicines

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Food Safety

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Gender and Gender-Based Violence

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Health Emergency Coordination

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Health Services and Hospitals

Hospitals

Laboratory 

Infection prevention and control in health care

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Injection Safety

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Management of Dead Bodies

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Medical Waste in Emergencies

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Mental Health in Emergencies

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Nutrition

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Patient Safety

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Reproductive and Sexual Health in Emergencies

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Risk Communication and Assessment

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Traveler's Health

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Water and Sanitation

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Wounds and Injuries

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Other Resources

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Interventions sanitaires en cas de crises

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