ABC of conflict and disaster by Anthony D Redmond; et al

By Anthony D Redmond; et al

This ABC introduces medication in components of clash or ordinary catastrophe responding to the turning out to be variety of areas affected.

Chapters care for matters similar to earthquakes and landslides in addition to nuclear incidents and organic war either nationally and internationally.

It covers either logistical making plans and clinical relief in addition to post-conflict restoration, supplying mental in addition to scientific and public overall healthiness support.

It prepares relief staff for a number of roles in all attainable occasions

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An aid worker trying to resolve a conflict must have, as far as possible, full knowledge of all the relevant factors and how they interact. In conflicts, however, misinformation and disinformation all too often prevail. The most important causes of conflict probably relate to the characteristics of the groups involved, their interests, values, and aims. If these are completely opposed, there is little room for manoeuvre. However, a seemingly fixed position may be rooted in misperception. Values may differ substantively, but they may merely seem to do so as a result of different criteria used to evaluate them.

2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993 x Horwath J, Morrison T. Effective staff training in social care. London: Routledge, 1999 x Doel M, Sawdon C. The essential groupworker. London: Jessica Kingsley, 1999 33 12 Weapons of mass destruction—threats and responses Christine Gosden, Derek Gardener Weapons of mass destruction (WMD) include chemical, biological, and radiological agents with the potential to cause death at low doses and with serious long term health effects in survivors.

Madison WI: University of Wisconsin Disaster Management Center, 1996 Intervention in hospitals Non-governmental organisations and intergovernmental organisations generally work effectively in basic health care. Money spent here has a greater impact on the population as a whole than money spent on hospitals. Restoring a water supply and providing food and a sanitation system are more important, technically easier, and cheaper than restoring and maintaining a failed general hospital in a conflict setting.

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