Visit their redesigned website to find out more about Safe Hospitals, and to review a list of updated disaster terms.
The Regional Disaster Information Center (CRID)’s mission is to promote the development of a culture of prevention in Latin American and Caribbean countries through the compilation and dissemination of disaster-related information and the promotion of cooperative efforts to improve risk management in the Region
CRID Web Site Dedicated to Information on Safe Hospitals
Updated List of Disaster Terms
The revised version of the Controlled Disaster Vocabulary is now available on the CRID Web site. It is hoped that it will be used as a tool by experts and will serve to standardize terms used in the disaster field. The new version has 507 items. CRID has also developed a specialized mini-glossary that includes terms commonly used in the Andean Region. Please consult www.crid.or.cr to view the list.
New CRID Web Site Is On-Line
CRID’s new Web site is now available. It has a new design and provides for easier search functions. There are several new features, services, and products that should improve access to CRID materials. Visit www.crid.or.cr.