Links

FOR CANADIAN VETERANS

 

I.  VETERANS' SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS ASSISTING VIETNAM VETERANS

  • More specific for VVA:
 
  • The American Legion
          www.legion.org
 
 
  • More specific for American Legion:
            www.legion.org/?section=veterans&subsection=vt_vietnam&content=vt_vietnam
 
  • Disabled American Veterans:
            www.dav.org 
  
  • For applications directly to the Department of Veterans Affairs:
           http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp

   

  • Agent Orange Canada Class Action:
 
 

II. GENERAL INFORMATION ON AGENT ORANGE USE IN VIETNAM

  • Hatfield Group Vietnam Analyses
          http://www.hatfieldgroup.com
  • The extent and patterns of usage of Agent Orange and other herbicides in Vietnam by
Recently Dr. Jeanne Mager Stellman et al. published a paper on the use of Agent Orange in Vietnam in Nature (2003; Vlm 422: 681-687).   You can access the Nature paper, a video of their work, and other Agent Orange related information athttp://www.columbia.edu/~jms13. Click on the "Agent Orange and Other Herbicides in Vietnam" link. The Nature paper outlines the  volume of defoliants used by the US military during the Viet Nam conflict. It also indicates that the dioxin content of herbicides used was likely much greater than originally reported.
 
  1. HEALTH EFFECTS OF AGENT ORANGE  
  • Lymphoma Foundation of America
 
 
  • EPA: Dioxin Generally
 
 
  • EPA:  Draft Dioxin Reassessment
 
 
  • IARC classification of DIOXIN
 
          http://monographs.iarc.fr/monoeval/crthall.html
 
  • NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES'
           Veterans and Agent Orange:Update 2002(2003)  
 
  • The Air Force Ranch Hand Health Study
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
 
  1. GENERAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON THE VIET NAM WAR
A. National Sources
 

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