TITLE

Israel assumes unwanted role as world leader in disaster management

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/25/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 11, p1198
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the disaster management system in Israel amid the suicide bombings and multicasualty disasters in the country as of November 2003. Ways in which emergency officials attempted to deal efficiently with the situation; Efforts of the Ministry of Health to increase medical readiness; System used to identify dead people.
ACCESSION #
11400379

 

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