Vol 5, No 4 (2020)
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The applications of geographic information systems in disaster and emergency management in Europe

Attila J. Hertelendy1, Krzysztof Goniewicz2, Amir Khorram-Manesh3
Disaster Emerg Med J 2020;5(4):227-228.


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