Hurricane Isabel - September 2003

Despite its tremendous power, Hurricane Isabel spared the Caribbean region the weekend of September 13, 2003. The Family Islands of the Bahamas experienced storm surges and wave damage and the Ministry of Health and PAHO
met to plan response activities. Rapid needs assessment forms were distributed to all the islands.

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PAHO's Technical Guidelines
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Natural Disasters:
Protecting the Public's Health

           

Humanitarian Assistance:
Guide for Effective Aid

                   

Virtual Disaster Library 

          

Media Relations in Emergencies

                                   

Humanitarian Supply Management and Logistics in the Health Sector 

 

Natural Disasters: Myths and Realities

                             

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