UN assesses aid needed for Colombian earthquake zoneBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7180.350 (Published 06 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:350
- James Ciment
- New York
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs dispatched four teams to Colombia last week to assess aid requirements after the devastating earthquake that struck the coffee growing region of Colombia on 25 January.
The UN Disaster and Assessment and Coordination teams are working with the Colombian government and local authorities to find ways that …