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Submitted: 03 August 2012 Modified: 06 April 2018
HERDIN Record #: PCHRD12080308515353

The Super Ferry 14 bombing.

Jonathan Disraeli S. Salvador

The worst recorded man-made maritime disaster in the country and in Asia was the bombing of Super Ferry 14 last February 27, 2004. The pre-disaster and post disaster events surrounding the bombing incident were reviewed and summarized. The maritime disaster plan of the Philippine Coast Guard and the responding hospitals were reviewed and evaluation of the medical management of the casualties made. Investigation proved the incident to be due to explosive device brought in by a terrorist due to lapses in security. Prompt response of the disaster management team provided immediate rescue of survivors and provision of emergency management to the injured.

Publication Type
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties
Publication Date
January-March 2010
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library Box No.6 Fulltext pdf (Request Document)
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