El Salvador Recovers — Health Sector Actions after Hurricane Mitch


El Salvador was one of the Central American countries affected by Hurricane Mitch and over the last four years, has undertaken a significant number and variety of activities to reduce the health sector’s vulnerability to disasters. This publication chronicles El Salvador’s journey in community preparedness, mental health, institutional strengthening, risk maps, safe hospitals and water supply systems and much more. This book includes lessons learned that can be applied to the management of any type of disaster. For copies of the publication (Spanish only) write to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Download copies here.

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