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Abstract

One of the most important professional challenges facing those of us who wish to put our skills and knowledge to the great humanitarian field of disaster relief is to identify and eliminate that part of disaster mythology which is opposed to the best and most effective response we can make to mitigating human suffering arising from catastrophic situations.

Keywords

Emergency Medical Service Disaster Relief Disaster Area Preparedness Planning Disaster Victim 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric E. Alley
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Civil DefenceUK

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