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There are different ways to access and/or order the materials described on this site.

  • Most of the books mentioned on this site can be downloaded in full text and/or HTML format, in English and Spanish, from PAHO's Virtual Health Library for Disasters. Go to and click on the link to Health Library.
  • In Latin America and the Caribbean, the Regional Disaster Information Center (CRID) will distribute a limited number of print copies of all material at no charge to health sector institutions working in disaster reduction. Contact

Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization
525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, United States of America
Tel.: +1 (202) 974-3000 Fax: +1 (202) 974-3663

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