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  • Haiti : the South African perspective 

    Van Hoving, Daniel J.; Smith, Wayne P.; Kramer, Efraim B.; De Vries, Shaheem; Docrat, Fathima; Wallis, Lee A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010-08)
    Background and problem statement. The South African response to the Haitian earthquake consisted of two independent nongovernment organisations (NGOs) working separately with minimal contact. Both teams experienced problems ...

  • Triage in mass casualty situations 

    Smith, Wayne P. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-12)
    The incidence of major incidents and disasters has increased over the past decades. A recent Oxfam report highlights a four-fold increase in the occurrence of weather-related disasters in the last two decades. Moreover, ...