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The Johns Hopkins and Red Cross Red Crescent Public Health Guide in Emergencies

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, (2008)

2nd edition. Essential guideline for humanitarian assistance

Essentials For Emergencies

World Health Organization, (2004)

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 are provided

Asistencia humanitaria en caso de desastres. Guía para proveer ayuda eficaz

Organización Panamericana de la Salud, (1999)

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.

Handbook on War and Public Health

Pierre Perrin, Eds.: ICRC, (1996)

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

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