Document: 19751
Title: Management of dead bodies after disasters: A field manual for first responders.
Author: Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO)
Source: Geneva; Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO); International Federation of Red Cross Crescent Societies (IFRC); World Health Organization (WHO); Comite International (ICRC); 2016. 78 p. ilus.
Keywords: ATENCION DE DESASTRES (EMERGENCIAS). CADAVER. EPIDEMIOLOGIA DE DESASTRES. CONTROL DE INFECCIONES



   
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  Foreword  
  Contributors  
  1. Introduction  
  2. Planning and coordination  
  3. Health and safety-including infectious disease risks and dead bodies  
  4. Allocating a unique code to the dead bodies  
  5. Taking photographs and recording data from dead bodies  
  6. Recovery of dead bodies  
  7. Temporary storage of dead bodies  
  8. Traceable long-term storage and disposal of dead bodies  
  9. Support for families and relatives  
  10. Collection and management of information on the missing (including those presumed dead) .  
  11. Communication with families and the media .  
  12. Frequently asked questions  
  Annexes