ABC of Conflict and Disaster / Edition 1

ABC of Conflict and Disaster / Edition 1

by Anthony D. Redmond
     
 

ISBN-10: 0727917269

ISBN-13: 9780727917263

Pub. Date: 11/01/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This ABC introduces medicine in areas of conflict or natural disaster responding to the growing number of regions affected.

Chapters deal with subjects such as earthquakes and landslides as well as nuclear incidents and biological warfare both nationally and internationally.

It covers both logistical planning and medical aid as well as post-conflict recovery,

Overview

This ABC introduces medicine in areas of conflict or natural disaster responding to the growing number of regions affected.

Chapters deal with subjects such as earthquakes and landslides as well as nuclear incidents and biological warfare both nationally and internationally.

It covers both logistical planning and medical aid as well as post-conflict recovery, offering psychological as well as medical and public health support.

It prepares aid workers for a range of roles in all possible situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727917263
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Series:
ABC Series, #87
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
210.79(w) x 297.10(h) x 3.80(d)

Table of Contents

1 Humanitarian assistance: standards, skills, training, and experience .

Marion Birch, Simon Miller.

2 Natural disasters .

Anthony D Redmond.

3 Needs assessment of humanitarian crises .

Anthony D Redmond.

4 Public health in the aftermath of disasters .

Eric K Noji.

5 Military approach to medical planning in humanitarian operations .

Martin C M Bricknell, Tracey MacCormack.

6 Principles of war surgery .

Steve J Mannion, Eddie Chaloner.

7 The special needs of children and women .

John Seaman, Sarah Maguire.

8 Displaced populations and long term humanitarian assistance .

Maria Kett.

9 Psychological aspects of providing medical humanitarian aid .

Ian Palmer.

10 Conflict recovery and intervening in hospitals .

James M Ryan, Peter F Mahoney, Cara Macnab.

11 Approaches to conflict resolution .

Ewan W Anderson.

12 Weapons of mass destruction – threats and responses .

Christine Gosden, Derek Gardener.

Index

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