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Mental health services in disasters: manual for humanitarian workers

Source(s):  Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

The manual is written in a simple and easy-to-read format for those persons who, in some way, are involved in providing relief to an effected population, as well as in the short and long-term psychosocial and psychophysiological repercussions from the disaster. Its main objective is to provide an orderly, immediate and efficient flow of relief, training public mental health elements and preventing already-identified adverse consequences.



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  • Mental health services in disasters: manual for humanitarian workers
  • Publication date 2000
  • Author(s) Cohen, Raquel E.
  • Number of pages 96 p.

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