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Resources for earthquakes


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UPDATE! Following the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that struck central Italy on 24 August, 2016, access to the Cochrane Library has been made free for the next 60 days for anyone accessing from an IP address within the Lazio region of Italy.
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The health of refugees and asylum seekers in Europe


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12 February, 2016; Last updated 4 December 2017
In 2015 over one million people arrived in Europe by sea, mostly originating from Syria. In the same year 3,771 people went missing or died attempting to reach safety in …

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Resources for Windstorms

Hurricane Palms

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Following the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Evidence Aid worked with colleagues in the disaster community to compile the following evidence-based resources that might help.
Evidence Aid Special Collections: Cochrane Library
The following four systematic reviews discuss the …

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Resources following Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Collecting ebola samples

The outbreak of the Ebola-virus epidemic is a human catastrophe, taking place in some of the world’s poorest countries. Evidence Aid is working with partners to compile evidence-based resources that might help with the response and improve communication and information provision. You …

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