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Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool: HEAT Handbook

Fraser V, Hunt MR, Schwartz L, and de Laat S, (2014)

You can download the handbook, worksheets and quick reference cards from the website! The HHEAT is an ethical analysis tool designed to help humanitarian healthcare workers make ethical decisions. It consists of 3 components: (1) a summary card highlighting key questions, (2) a handbook providing an overview of the tool, and (3) a worksheet for recording the decision-making process. The tool was inspired by research examining ethical challenges and moral distress experienced by humanitarian workers. The HHEAT has been tested and validated by humanitarian workers and experts from the fields of humanitarian medicine and nursing, as well as applied ethics.

Health Care in Danger - Online Courses

International Committee of the Red Cross, Eds.: ICRC, (2014)

New E-learning on health care responsibilities in times of conflict Are you a doctor wondering how to interact with the media, or a nurse wondering how to treat patient information in difficult circumstances? Are you an ambulance driver unsure of what your responsibilities are? Are you a hospital administrator wondering what to do with overwhelming numbers of deceased patients? If so, the Health Care in Danger project's new e-learning module on the responsibilities of health-care personnel is for you. The module introduces health-care personnel to the principles underpinning ethical considerations when working in conflict situations and other emergencies. Using an engaging multimedia interface, the module presents various dilemmas that medical personnel face every day. Users can explore these issues in depth by interacting virtually with experts in the field, studying real-life issues, and receiving guidance that helps them to make decisions in difficult situations. The module allows learners freedom to explore, and for each chapter includes documents with more detailed information on topics of interest to the user. Access is completely free, and no login is required. The module functions on Safari, Internet Explorer 9 and later, Firefox, and Google Chrome, as well as on tablet devices. Would you like to get started? The module is available online, and hosted by ICRC.

Haiti: Recovery Shelter Programme Review

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), (2012)

A Review of the IFRC (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cresent Societies) Secretariat Recovery Shelter Programme in Haiti 2010-2011

First Aid

Werner, D, et al., Eds.: Hesperian, (2013)

Where there is no doctor Chapter 3

The economic impact of shelter assistance in post-disaster settings

Stephen Sheppard, Richard Hill, Eds.: CHF International, USAID, (2005)

This report addresses the impact of emergency shelter programs in the development of post-relief economies and in building incomes of affected populations. It provides a review and analysis of the available literature relevant to understanding the economic impact of emergency shelter programs, additional research conducted by CHF International on income development of beneficiaries of emergency shelter programs, and the first steps toward rigorous and accurate measurement of the impact of these programs on the incomes of beneficiaries. Each of these analysis provides information useful to future programmers of relief assistance.

First Aid in armed conflicts and other situations of violence

International Committee of the Red Cross, Eds.: ICRC, (2006)

A practical manual presenting the specific knowledge, skills and practices that First Aiders should have to act safely and effectively when caring for people caught up in armed conflicts and other situations of violence, such as internal disturbances and tensions.

Sphere Handbook. Arabic

The Sphere Project, (2011)

Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response.

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