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Delegation from Fresno heads to Armenia for medical relief mission

Delegation from Fresno heads to Armenia for medical relief mission

A group of medical professionals are due to leave Fresno Yosemite International Airport on Saturday morning, traveling halfway around the world to help those in need. They had originally planned to leave on Friday only to have their flight cancelled. This is Fresno’s seventh medical mission to Armenia, organized by Armenian Honorary Consul Berj Apkarian. …

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Lessons Learned in Disaster Mental Health: The Armenia Earthquake and Beyond

Lessons Learned in Disaster Mental Health: The Armenia Earthquake and Beyond

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the most sustained comprehensive mental health research and recovery program implemented after a natural disaster. BOOK OVERVIEW On December 7, 1988, a powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale shook northwestern Armenia, causing widespread destruction and death. In Gyumri, Armenia’s second largest city, more than half of …

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