Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2005). Rapid Health Response, Assessment, and Surveillance After a Tsunami --- Thailand, 2004--2005. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly. 54(3):61-64.
This article describes the health response to the 2004 tsunami that caused nearly 225,000 deaths in eight countries on two continents. Information on rapid response, conducting health and needs assessments, and public health surveillance is included.