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Title: Health aspects of emergency preparedness and response : report of the regional meeting, Bangkok, 21-23 November 2005
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: The report outlines the discussion and agreements reached at a regional meeting called to identify the gaps in addressing response, preparedness and recovery for health needs of affected and vulnerable populations in Member countries of the SEA Region. Following the response to the Asian Tsunami on December 2004, it became clear that a number of gaps existed in the capacity of Member countries to respond to public health needs during emergencies. The meeting identified some key issues and benchmarks to be addressed in order to successfully establish a disaster preparedness mechanism.
Gov't Doc #: SEA-EHA-13
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