Public Health Guide for Emergencies
by G.M. Burnham, et al.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2008
Number of pages: 550
The book is organized around issues that humanitarian aid workers from international organizations must face in the field. It seeks to provide guidance in practical terms toward the solution of the many technical and management issues that challenge aid workers following natural and man made disasters including complex humanitarian emergencies.
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