Disaster Medicine & International Relief Multilingual Dictionary

Disaster Medicine & International Relief Multilingual Dictionary

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  • ISBN-13: 9780792322566
  • ISBN: 0792322568
  • Publisher: Springer


Gunn, S. W.


' We strongly recommend this book, and we are particularly proud that the author is none other than the President of our Mediterranean Burns Club. ' Annals of the Mediterranean Burns Club, 2:1, March 1989 ' By definition major emergencies call for outside aid and often international assistance. The many agencies and individuals from different countries, languages and specialties converge on the stricken site to help A common ground for understanding between doctors, engineers, meteorologists, nurses, nutritionists, planners, government officials, transport personnel and the many other workers involved in disaster preparedness, relief and rehabilitation is therefore indispensable. It is to this end that this multilingual, multidisciplinary Dictionary is an invaluable tool the standard vocabulary of disaster management in key languages. ' M. Essaafi - Under Secretary General - From the Foreword by the UN Disaster Relief Coordinator about the French companion volume ' The first compilation of all the technical terms and administrative abbreviations currently used and encountered in international relief work. ' - Community Health Care ' Ce précieux livre de référence a trouvé une place de choix. ' - Corps Suisse d'Aide en cas de Catastrophes ' Toda la terminología de la ayuda de urgencia, desde la A a la Z, explicada en términos claros. Junto a las catástrofes naturales figuran las causadas por el hombre y la terminologÍa referente a los refugiados. ' &e Refugiados ' A very useful document which all those who are dealing with disaster relief should have. ' &e UNDRO ' the twelve hundred entries clearly defined establish the standard vocabulary of disaster management in key languages and will be of great help to all those involved in emergency humanitarian endeavours.' The Ark, 5, 1990Gunn, S. W. is the author of 'Disaster Medicine & International Relief Multilingual Dictionary' with ISBN 9780792322566 and ISBN 0792322568.

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