TITLE

Dire needs post earthquake

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/8/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 10, p1146
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the emergency assistance provided by Canada to the victims of the October 8, 2005 earthquake in South Asia. Participation of Médicins Sans Frontières in the effort; Amount of money earmarked by the Canadian International Development Agency for disaster relief; Canadian aid agencies which have joined forces to raise the money.
ACCESSION #
18708989

 

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