2018 | 4(1) | 1 | 27-30
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Armed Forces Operation in the Scope of the Civilian Health Protection during Peacekeeping and Stabilization Missions: A Short Review

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Nowadays, the diversity of armed conflicts determines the participants of international relations to undertake various actions in the scope of civilian health protection. It should be noted that tasks resulting from civilian protection are fulfilled in numerous manners, depending on the situation of the armed conflict. The article presents actions undertaken by the armed forces in the scope of the civilian health protection during peacekeeping and stabilization missions. There are also presented engagement of Polish armed forces in Afghanistan and their actions to improve the civilian population.
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  • National Security and Logistics Faculty, Polish Air FOrce Academy, ul. Dywizjonu 303 nr 35, 08-521 Dęblin, Poland,
  • Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Lublin, Racławickie 1, 20-059 Lublin, Poland
  • Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, Medical University of Warsaw, Żwirki i Wigury 61, 02-091 Warszawa, Poland
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