Disaster Mitigation For Health Facilities : Guidelines for Vulnerability Appraisal and Reduction in the Caribbean
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Many health administrators, engineers and others have contributed to this publication and it is not possible to acknowledge them all individually. However Marcel Clodion, Regional Advisor for the European Community Humanitarian Office (ECHO) and Dana Van Alphen, PAHO Regional Advisor in Disaster Preparedness in the Caribbean provided both financial and other support, and Claudio Osorio, PAHO Advisor in Disaster Mitigation in Costa Rica submitted useful comments on the draft. Tony Gibbs, Director of Consulting Engineers Partnership Ltd., Barbados applied his special expertise as the Technical Advisor and David Taylor, PAHO Advisor in Hospital Management, Office of Caribbean Programme Coordination contributed the narrative and provided overall editorial direction. Finally, special thanks go to Curtis Challenor of Genesis Graphics, Barbados who assembled the document for the printers and patiently incorporated many last minute changes. Financial Support for this publication was provided by the European Community Humanitarian Office (ECHO).