2nd edition. Essential guideline for humanitarian assistance
A field manual
The purpose of this booklet is to assist WHO and other
Public Health workers in the field when an emergency
occurs. The booklet provides technical hints on how to
carry out a rapid health assessment, how to facilitate
coordination, how departments in WHO can assist, etc.
Standard formats for reporting and reference indicators
Cuando la asistencia humanitaria es coordinada adecuadamente y responde a las necesidades reales, sus beneficios son mucho mayores para las víctimas y puede jugar incluso un papel importante en el desarrollo del país.
A manual intended for medical and other personnel responsible for humanitarian activities in armed conflicts. It covers the following topics: setting up a health-care system that meets the essential needs of war victims, particularly of displaced persons; public health tools most frequently used for evaluation, establishment of priorities, analysis of possible activities and their follow-up; protecting war victims and aspects of humanitarian law related to health; and lastly, ethical problems