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Sustainable Development and Environmental Health - Basic Sanitation
Sustainable Development and Environmental Health (SDE) - Basic Sanitation, Quality and Drinking Water Supply, Sanitation, Solid Waste Management(12/Aug/2005)
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Technical Documents

Workshop on management of dead bodies in disaster situations
A small group of experts met in Lima, Peru at a workshop on Management of Dead Bodies in Disaster Situations, co-organized by PAHO's Area on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief and the Assistance Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Selected experts from key organizations shared their experience and insights in this global effort to improve not only the adequate management of human remains after large disasters but primarily to provide better humanitarian assistance to survivors. (13/May/2005)
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CD45.R8: Disaster Preparedness and Response
This report from the PAHO Directing Council lays forth the Organization's mandate for emergency and disaster preparedness and response in hospitals, clinics, and primary-care facilities in the Americas.(1/Oct/2004)
In English       CD45.R8  
en español     CD45.R8  
en Français    CD45.R8  
em Português CD45.R8  

Gestión de residuos sólidos en situaciones de desastres
Esta publicación presenta las acciones básicas para desarrollar un manejo adecuado de los residuos sólidos en situaciones de desastres natuarles. Está dirigida a técnicos de saneamiento y personal que dirige sus esfuerzos hacia el restablecimiento de los servicios básicos tanto para la población en general como para atender la demanda de refugios, albergues y campamentos de socorro.(18/Nov/2003)
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