ABC of Conflict and Disaster

by Anthony D. Redmond, Peter F. Mahoney, James M. Ryan, Cara Macnab, David Owen

Series: ABC Series (No. 80)

This ABC introduces medicine in areas of conflict or natural disaster responding to the growing number of regions affected.

Chapters deal with subjects such as earthquakes and landslides as well as nuclear incidents and biological warfare both nationally and internationally.

It covers both logistical planning and medical aid as well as post-conflict recovery, offering psychological as well as medical and public health support.

It prepares aid workers for a range of roles in all possible situations.


  • Wiley; June 2008
  • ISBN: 9781444312874
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: ABC of Conflict and Disaster
  • Series: ABC Series (No. 80)
  • Author: Anthony D. Redmond (ed.); Peter F. Mahoney (ed.); James M. Ryan (ed.); Cara Macnab (ed.); David Owen (other)
  • Imprint: BMJ Books

About The Author

Anthony Redmond, Bramhall, UK

Peter Mahoney, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham, UK

James Ryan, University College London, UK

Cara Macnab, University College London, UK