Letters

Deficiencies in disaster funding

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7493.733-a (Published 24 March 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:733

Disasters less “telegenic” than the tsunami must not be forgotten

  1. Sébastien Tassy, doctor (drsebastientassy@yahoo.fr),
  2. Guillaume Gorincour, senior radiologist
  1. Service de Gériatrie Hôpitale Sainte-Marguerite, 270 Boulevard Sainte Marguerite 13009, Marseilles, France
  2. La Timone Children Hospital, F-13385, Marseilles, France

    EDITOR—The tsunami disaster has been of increasing concern in the media, leading to one of the largest international charity movements, as described by Walker et al.1 But polemics began in France on 3 January 2005, when Pierre Salignon, director of Médecins sans Frontières (MSF), declared that his organisation had received enough …

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