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Urbanization and Humanitarian Access Working Group: A Blueprint for the Development of Prevention and Preparedness Indicators for Urban Humanitarian Crises

  • Shada A. Rouhani (a1), Ronak B. Patel (a2), Laura M. Janneck (a1), Amit Prasad (a3), Jostacio Lapitan (a3) and Frederick M. Burkle (a4)...
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Corresponding author: Ronak B. Patel, MD, MPH 14 Story St., 2nd Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts USA E-mail:
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Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
  • ISSN: 1049-023X
  • EISSN: 1945-1938
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