Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief

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Peru 10/1/2014

 Update 5.1 Earthquake. According to the latest report, the earthquake left eight people dead, 575 people affected and 115 houses destroyed or uninhabitable. Different national entities have been providing food, supplies, medicines, and health care for the victims. The National Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor the emergency. (o.s.: INDECI; m.: La República).

Peru 10/1/2014

 Update 5.1 Earthquake. According to the latest report, the earthquake left eight people dead, 575 people affected and 115 houses destroyed or uninhabitable. Different national entities have been providing food, supplies, medicines, and health care for the victims. The National Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor the emergency. (o.s.: INDECI; m.: La República).



Haiti Fact Sheets

Haiti Fact Sheets

The Pan American Health Organization has prepared Fact Sheets on the health situation in Haiti, in the aftermath of the 12 January 2010 earthquake. Among the themes covered: emergency and disaster response, the health cluster, health systems, environmental health, priority communicable diseases, mental health, nutrition, and others.

All the documents are in PDF format.

 

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