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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Emergencies: What Should Humanitarian Health Actors Know?

IASC Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, Eds.: Inter-Agency Standing Committee, (2010)


This document is for humanitarian health actors working at national and sub-national level in countries facing humanitarian emergencies. It applies to Health Cluster partners, including governmental and non-governmental health service providers. Based on the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC, 2007), it gives an overview of essential knowledge that humanitarian health actors should have about mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in humanitarian emergencies. This document by the IASC Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support was developed in consultation with the IASC Global Health Cluster.
http://www.who.int/mental_health/emergencies/what_...


Gestão de Cadáveres após Desastres: Manual para Equipes de Primeira Resposta no Terreno

Cordner, s.; R. Coninx; H.J.Kim; et al., Eds.: Pan American Health Organization (PAHO); CICV, et al., (2016)


Segunda edição (revisada). Portuguese Version of Management of dead bodies after disasters: a field manual for first responders
https://www.paho.org/disasters/index.php?option=co...


Managing Sexual Violence against Aid Workers: prevention, preparedness, response and aftercare. Summary Brief

European Interagency Security Forum, (2019)


Managing Sexual Violence against Aid Workers aims to support aid agencies in preventing, being prepared for and responding to incidents of sexual violence against their staff. It is intended as a good practice guide to help strengthen existing processes and support organisations as they set up their own protocols. This guide is aimed at anyone with a responsibility for staff care, safety and security, as well as anyone involved in processes aimed at preventing or responding to incidents of sexual violence against staff, such as security focal points, HR staff, project and programmes staff, and first responders to incidents of sexual violence within an aid organisation.
https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/re...


Carta Humanitária e Normas Mínimas de Resposta Humanitária em Situação de Desastre

The Sphere Project, (2000)


The Sphere Handbook is the oldest initiative in the field of humanitarian standards. It has been field-tested over twenty years and regularly updated to ensure it remains fit for purpose in a changing world. What does not change is its rights-based foundations: people have the right to assistance, the right to life with dignity, the right to protection and security, and the right to fully participate in decisions related to their own recovery A New Version in English and French was published in 2018
https://spherestandards.org/handbook/editions/


Managing Sexual Violence against Aid Workers: prevention, preparedness, response and aftercare

European Interagency Security Forum, (2019)


Managing Sexual Violence against Aid Workers aims to support aid agencies in preventing, being prepared for and responding to incidents of sexual violence against their staff. It is intended as a good practice guide to help strengthen existing processes and support organisations as they set up their own protocols. This guide is aimed at anyone with a responsibility for staff care, safety and security, as well as anyone involved in processes aimed at preventing or responding to incidents of sexual violence against staff, such as security focal points, HR staff, project and programmes staff, and first responders to incidents of sexual violence within an aid organisation.
https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/re...


Minimum Standardsfor Prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

UNFPA, (2015)


Gender-based violence is a life-threatening, global health and human rights issue that violates international human rights law and principles of gender equality. It is also a threat to lasting peace and an affront to our common humanity. United Nations Member States have called for urgent action to end GBV in emergencies, recognizing that in crises, the risk of GBV is heightened, particularly for women and adolescent girls.
https://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/...


Preparativos de salud para situaciones de desastres. Guía para el nivel local

Organización Panamericana de la Salud, (2003)


Esta guía ofrece al personal de salud y a los integrantes del Comité Operativo de Emergencia recomendaciones prácticas para facilitar su trabajo en los preparativos para desastres. Presenta los principales aspectos para elaborar un Plan Local de Emergencia para el sector salud, un instrumento básico en los preparativos del sector, que se realiza mediante un proceso alta- mente participativo entre los actores del sector salud y la comunidad.
http://cidbimena.desastres.hn/docum/ops/libros/Pre...


La gestión del estrés en el trabajo humanitario: propuesta de sistema para la reducción de riesgos

Antares foundation, (2008)


Objetivo: el presente folleto describe el impacto que tiene el estrés sobre las organizaciones humanitarias y sobre sus trabajadores, además de establecer estrategias para reducir las consecuencias adversas que se derivan del mismo. Beneficios:datos recogidos en varios entornos de trabajo subrayan los beneficios de un programa sistemático de reducción de riesgos para la comunidad humanitaria
http://www.antaresfoundation.org/download/propuest...


Prise en charge de la violence basée sur le genre dans les situations d'urgence

United Nations Population Fund UNFPA, (2019)


Guide d'accompagnement de la formation en ligne. Accessed March 2019 Large File: 17 MB
https://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/...


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