Posted in Issue 93 October 2003 News from PAHO/WHO
www.desastre.org: web site of the Dominican Association of Disaster Mitigation, which works to raise awareness in the Dominican Republic about natural hazards (hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, landslides and more) and distribute information to reduce the impact and achieve sustainable development through risk management.
www.americanlifelinesalliance.org: website of the American Lifelines Alliance, which promotes risk reduction in lifeline services (water and sewerage, electric, gas) and their systems of transport.
www.reliefweb.int/hin: quarterly newsletter of the Humanitarian Information Network, a cooperative effort to build community among humanitarian information professionals and others with an interest in using information management tools to strengthen information exchange.
www.undp.org/hdr2003/: Human Development Report 2003: Millennium Development Goals, a report commissioned by UNDP, cites eight goals for transforming development and cites the greatest problems to achieving them.
www.dhs.ca.gov/lnc/default.htm: California Hospital Bioterrorism Response Planning Guide. Developed by the Department of Health Services to assist hospitals in preparing for a possible bioterrorism event.