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Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
 

Public Health Guide for EmergenciesJohns Hopkins Publich Health Guide for Emergencies

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Acronyms/Abbreviations

Introduction
     Thinking about Disasters
     Handbook for Emergencies Content Overview

Chapter 1: Disaster Definitions
     Introduction
     Defining a Disaster
     Managing Disaster
     Strategies for Involving Communities

Chapter 2: Health Systems and Infrastructure
     Introduction 
     Prioritizing Health Services
     Supporting National and Local Health Systems
     Coordination
     Primary Health Care
     Clinical Services
     Health Information Systems

Chapter 3: Emergency Health Services
     Introduction
     Disaster Preparedness
     Planning Emergency Health Services
     Mass Casualty Management
     Emergency Medical Care
     Mass Event with Long-term Major Implications 
     Mass Event of Immediate, Limited Implications
     Intermediate Events Causing Temporary Displacements
     Mass Event Long-Term Displacement
     Managing Essential Drug Supplies
     Post-emergency Phase

Chapter 4: Reproductive Health Care
     Introduction 
     The Minimum Initial Services Package (MISP)
     Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood
     Family Planning
     Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS
     Gender-based Violence (GBV)
     Implementing GBV Programmes in the Health Sector

Chapter 5: Emergency Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
     Introduction
     Stressors, Protective Factors and Mental Health Disorders in Humanitarian Emergencies
     General Measures
     Risk Factors and Intervention Strategies
     Summary

Chapter 6: Epidemiology and Surveillance
     Basic Principles of Epidemiology in Emergencies
     Rapid Health Assessment
     Surveillance
     Population Surveys
     Outbreak Investigation

Chapter 7: Control of Communicable Diseases
     Introduction
     Communicable Diseases as Public Health Threats
     Principles of Communicable Disease Control
     General Approach to Setting up Disease Control Programmes
     Major Disease in Emergency and Non-Emergency Settings
     Diseases from the Animal Sector and Other Emerging Diseases
     Monitoring, Evaluating and Research for Disease Control Programmes

Chapter 8: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Emergencies
     Introduction
     Diseases Related to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
     Community Involvement in Disease Prevention
     Improving Environmental Conditions
     Excreta Disposal
     Water Quantity
     Water Quality
     Hygiene
     Food Safety
     Vector Control
     Solid Waste Management
     Drainage
     Planning Guidelines for Institutions
     Water and Sanitation in Cholera Outbreak Response

Chapter 9: Food and Nutrition
     Introduction
     Causes of Food and Nutrition Emergencies
     Mortality Rates
     Field Assessment
     Emergency Food Aid Response
     Food Pipeline, Logistics and Distribution
     Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies
     Emergency Nutrition Intervention Response
     Monitoring and Evaluating the Adequacy of the Emergency Response
     Recovery and Household Food Security

Chapter 10: Management
     Introduction
     Principles of Management
     Project Planning in Emergencies
     Writing a Project Proposal
     Human Resources
     Financial Management for Humanitarian Response
     Monitoring and Evaluating Relief Projects
     Summary

Annex 1: References and Suggested Readings
Annex 2: Glossary


 


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