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dc.contributor.authorMorris, Brendon
dc.date.accessioned2007-10-04T10:45:49Z
dc.date.available2007-10-04T10:45:49Z
dc.date.issued2007
dc.identifier.other307227
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10321/18
dc.description.abstractStrong earthquakes are frequent catastrophic disasters occurring worldwide and often lead to structural collapse of buildings. Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) is the specialised process of locating, extricating and providing immediate medical treatment to victims trapped in collapsed structures. This research project aimed to identify the key preparedness efforts necessary by an earthquake affected country to ensure best coordinated use of international USAR assistance.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subjectEmergency medical servicesen
dc.subjectEmergency medicineen
dc.subjectRescue worken
dc.subjectEmergency medical services--Communication systemsen
dc.subjectEmergency medical services--Utilizationen
dc.subjectEarthquakesen
dc.subjectEmergency medical services--Dissertations, Academicen
dc.titlePreparedness required for ensuring best coordinated use of international urban search and rescue assistance by earthquake affected countriesen
dc.typeThesisen


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