Earthquake in south Asia: WHO's response: report by the Secretariat
Executive Board, 117. (2006). Earthquake in south Asia: WHO's response: report by the Secretariat. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/20653
DescriptionExecutive Board 117th session, provisional agenda item 4.1
Gov't Doc #EB117/30
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Regional Office for South-East Asia, World Health Organization (2016-09)On 25 April 2015 at 11:56 NST, with a mighty shudder, the earth released the pent-up seismic energy trapped within in the form of an earthquake that lasted 55 seconds. That brief span of time was enough to cause thousands of deaths, injure several thousand people, bring down buildings and shanties alike, split apart roads, damage health facilities and schools, cause avalanches and landslides, and demolish priceless heritage structures. A strong aftershock followed on 12 May, killing an additional 200 people and injuring another 2500. About 2.8 ...