Resources and Related Publications

NEW Resources for Disasters

Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) advocacy paper on humanitarian assistance and older persons | (IASC) French version
Health Cluster Guide
Disaster Nursing References - March 2009
HEALTH AND NUTRITION TRACKING SERVICE (HNTS) PEER REVIEW REPORT Re-examining mortality from the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1998-2006
HEALTH AND NUTRITION TRACKING SERVICE (HNTS) Review of Publicly Available Surveys, North Kivu, DRC, 2006-2008
Health issues and treatment guidelines in disaster relief - SATELLIFE
WHO Disasters

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Canadian Nurses Foundation. Resources
http://www.cna-aiic.ca/CNA/resources/other/default_e.aspx

Cochrane reviews NEW
Special summaries of reviews on interventions relevant to infectious diseases, injuries and wounds, rebuilding of communities and infrastructures, mental health, nutrition, rehabilitation and pregnancy and childbirth are available free of charge at ( www.EvidenceAid.org )

Community Emergency Preparedness: a manual for managers and policy-makers, World Health Organization, Geneva 1999.
Further information on this and other WHO publications can be obtained from
Marketing and Dissemination, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27,
Switzerland and website:http://www.who.org

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Disaster Nursing References - March 2009 NEW

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Emergency and Humanitarian Action (WHO Newsletter)
http://www.who.int/disasters/

Emergency Preparedness & Response Training Catalogue
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/eprtc-cfmiu/index.html

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HEALTH AND NUTRITION TRACKING SERVICE (HNTS) PEER REVIEW REPORT NEW
Re-examining mortality from the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1998-2006
http://www.icn.ch/HNTS_peer_review.pdf
HEALTH AND NUTRITION TRACKING SERVICE (HNTS) NEW
Review of Publicly Available Surveys, North Kivu, DRC, 2006-2008
http://www.icn.ch/HNTS_review.pdf
Health Cluster Guide NEW
http://www.who.int/hac/network/global_health_cluster/guide/en/
Health issues and treatment guidelines in disaster relief - SATELLIFE

http://www.healthnet.org/disasterhealthpaper.php

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Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) advocacy paper on humanitarian assistance and older persons |
(IASC) French version NEW

ICN Code of Ethics
http://www.icn.ch/ethics.htm

ICN Position Statement on Armed Conflict
http://www.icn.ch/psarmed.htm

ICN Position Statement on Disaster Preparedness
Adopted in 2001
http://www.icn.ch/psdisasterprep01.htm

ICN Position Statement on the Elimination of Weapons of War and Conflict
http://www.icn.ch/pswar.htm

ICN Position Statement on the Health Services for Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons
http://www.icn.ch/psmigrants00.htm

ICN Position Statement on Nurses and Human Rights
http://www.icn.ch/pshumrights.htm

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Mental Health Services in Disasters: Manual for Humanitarian Workers, Raquel E. Cohen, 2000, 176 pp., ISBN 92 75 122741, US$ 18.00, available also in Spanish

Mental Health Services in Disasters: Instructor's Guide, Raquel E. Cohen, 2000, 96 pp. ISBN 92 75 122733, US$ 18.00, available also in Spanish

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Natural Disaster Mitigation in Drinking Water and Sewerage Systems: Guidelines for Vulnerability Analysis, Raquel E. Cohen, 1998, 96 pp., ISBN 92 75 12250 4, US$ 22.00, available also in Spanish.

National Center for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
http://www.ncptsd.org/facts/disasters/fs_survivors_disaster.html

Nursing Insight
http://wadem.medicine.wisc.edu/nursinginsight.htm
Review of disaster healthcare literature for nurses
Published by the Nursing Section of the WADEM

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Rapid Needs Assessment in Federal Disaster Operations
Operations Manual
Federal Emergency Management Manual
April 2001
http://www.fema.gov/library/rnaops1.pdf
[ 346 KB]

Reactions and Guidelines for Children Following Trauma/Disaster
http://www.icn.ch/disas_child.pdf

Dr Iyad Zaqout-Coordinator of CI Project
Gaza Community Mental Health Programme

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The ICN Code of Ethics for Nurses
http://www.icn.ch/ethics.htm

The Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response - available on the website
http://www.sphereproject.org/handbook_index.htm.

The Management of Nutrition in Major Emergencies, World Health Organization, Geneva 2000.
Further information on this and other WHO publications can be obtained from

Marketing and Dissemination, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland and website: http://www.who.org

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WHO NEW has developed an Integrated Management on Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (IMEESC) toolkit, based on the WHO manual 'Surgical Care at the District Hospital www.who.int/surgery. This tool targets policy-makers and health-care providers and provides guidance on WHO recommendations for minimum standards on emergency and essential surgical care in trauma, obstetrics and anaesthesia at first-referral level health-care facilities.

WHO Disasters
http://www.who.int/topics/disasters/en/

WHO Emergency and Humanitarian Action
http://www.who.int/disasters

WHO- Emergency and Humanitarian Action
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs090/en/

WHO Emergency Preparedness and Response Highlights

Emergency Preparedness and Response Highlights August 2003 [pdf file]
Emergency Preparedness and Response Highlights April 2003 [pdf file]
Emergency Preparedness and Response Highlights Issue 2/2003 (February) [pdf file, 52 KB]
Emergency Preparedness and Response Highlights Issue 1/2003 (January) [pdf file, 54 KB]
Newsletter - v. 1, n. 11, December 2002 [475 KB]

Newsletter - v. 1, n. 10, November 2002 [349 KB]

Newsletter - v. 1, n. 8, September 2002 [324 KB]

WHO - Fact Sheet on Emergency and Humanitarian Care
EMERGENCY AND HUMANITARIAN ACTION
Fact Sheet N° 90
Revised August 2001
http://www.who.int/inf-fs/en/fact090.html

WHO - Health Action in Crisis
http://www.who.int/hac/donorinfo/cap/cap2006/en/index.html

WHO - Health in Emergencies - Newsletter
http://www.who.int/hac/network/newsletter/en/

WHO - Mental Health in Emergencies
http://www.who.int/mental_health/prevention/mnhemergencies/en/

WHO - Mental Health in Emergencies
http://www.who.int/mental_health/media/en/640.pdf

WHO - Situation reports NEW
http://www.who.int/hac/crises/idn/sitreps/en/

WHO- TSUNAMIS - Technical Hazard Sheet - Natural Disaster Profile
http://www.who.int/hac/techguidance/ems/tsunamis/en/

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