Management of Dead Bodies in Disaster Situations

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The new and widely-requested English version of this publication is now available. The proper management of dead bodies is very important to the survivors of emergency and disaster situations. This manual was written to call attention to this aspect of disaster management, especially for authorities and those in charge of disaster preparedness and response, so that it becomes part of disaster plans and a key component of humanitarian assistance.

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