Table 2

Comparison of foreign field hospital in recent sudden-onset disasters

Iran 2003Indonesia 2004Pakistan 2005Haiti 2010
No. of FFH1192244
Within 5 days (%)6 (55)0 (0)8 (36)10 (23)
Average time for FFH to arrive in days5.814.29.610.2
Day of peak no. FFH beds (peak no. FFH beds)7 (550)20 (520)21 (1100)17 (3338)
No. FFH beds/10 000 injured18369183111
  • FFH, foreign field hospital