ABC of Conflict and Disaster
Anthony D. Redmond, Peter F. Mahoney, James M. Ryan, Cara Macnab
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 13, 2009 - Social Science - 80 pages
This ABC introduces medicine in areas of conflict or natural disaster responding to the growing number of regions affected.
Chapters deal with subjects such as earthquakes and landslides as well as nuclear incidents and biological warfare both nationally and internationally.
It covers both logistical planning and medical aid as well as post-conflict recovery, offering psychological as well as medical and public health support.
It prepares aid workers for a range of roles in all possible situations.
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1 Humanitarian assistance standards skills training and experience
2 Natural disasters
3 Needs assessment of humanitarian crises
4 Public health in the aftermath of disasters
5 Military approach to medical planning in humanitarian operations
6 Principles of war surgery
7 The special needs of children and women