By M A Connolly; World Health Organization
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Final draft. New York, International Rescue Committee, 2001. pdf Rothenberg RB et al. Observations on the application EPI cluster survey methods for estimating disease incidence. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 1985, 63:93–99 2. PREVENTION * 27 2. PREVENTION This includes good site planning; provision of basic clinical services, shelter, clean water and proper sanitation; mass vaccination against specific diseases; a regular and sufficient food supply; and control of disease vectors.
With a large number of bodies there is not enough time to undertake the normal ceremonies of burial. Individual cremation is rarely possible owing to shortages of fuel. Everything should be done to try to record the names of the dead and the number of bodies interred. If possible, a culturally appropriate ceremony should be held at the end of the epidemic. Graveyard and crematorium attendants should be in place to record the name, age, gender, and address of the deceased, the cause of death, the plot space used and the depth of burial.
Communicable disease control in emergencies : a field manual by M A Connolly; World Health Organization