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Preparedness required for ensuring best coordinated use of international urban search and rescue assistance by earthquake affected countries

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dc.contributor.author Morris, Brendon
dc.date.accessioned 2007-10-04T10:45:49Z
dc.date.available 2007-10-04T10:45:49Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.other 307227
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10321/18
dc.description.abstract Strong 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.iso en en
dc.subject Emergency medical services en
dc.subject Emergency medicine en
dc.subject Rescue work en
dc.subject Emergency medical services--Communication systems en
dc.subject Emergency medical services--Utilization en
dc.subject Earthquakes en
dc.subject Emergency medical services--Dissertations, Academic en
dc.title Preparedness required for ensuring best coordinated use of international urban search and rescue assistance by earthquake affected countries en
dc.type Thesis en


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