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Manuals

Manuals


» Handbook for Emergencies
Organization:United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Relevance:Not specified
Scale:Local

Relevnt Outcomes:

  • Camp Coordination and Camp Management
Website: http://www.unhcr.org



» Guidelines for Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment in Disasters
Organization: Benfield Hazard Research Centre and CARE
Relevance:Not specified
Scale:Communities

See Also:-

Quick Guide - Rapid Environmental Impact in Disaster

Website: http://www.reliefweb.int



» WHO Emergency Handbook
Organization:World Health Organization
Relevance:Developed for Eastern Mediterranean Region
Scale:Multi level

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Health

See Also:

WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean - Country Profiles

Logistics Support System (LSS)

Website: http://www.emro.who.int



» Education in Emergencies – A Resource Toolkit
Organization:UNICEF
Relevance:Developed for South Asia
Scale:Multi level
Website: http://www.unicef.org



» Field Operations Guide For Disaster Assessment and Response
Organization:U.S. Agency for International Development
Relevance:Not specified
Scale:Multi level

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Camp Coordination and Camp Management
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Emergency Telecommunications
  • Health
  • Logistics
  • Nutrition
  • Protection
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Website: http://www.usaid.gov



» Emergency Field Handbook
Organization:UNICEF
Relevance:Not specified
Scale:Multi level

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Camp Coordination and Camp Management
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Emergency Telecommunications
  • Health
  • Logistics
  • Nutrition
  • Protection
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Website: http://www.unicef.org



» Community Damage Assessment and Demand Analysis
Organization:All India Disaster Mitigation Institute
Relevance:Developed for India
Scale:Communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Early Recovery
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Health
  • Logistics
  • Nutrition
  • Protection
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene


Website: http://www.proventionconsortium.org



» Guidelines for emergency assessment
Organization:International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Relevance:Developed for worldwide use
Scale:Communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Health
  • Logistics
  • Nutrition
  • Protection
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Guidance note

Spanish  French  Arabic

Website: http://www.proventionconsortium.org



» A Guide to Successful Damage and Needs Assessment
Organization:South Pacific Disaster Reduction Programme (SPDRP)
Relevance:Developed for East Asia and the Pacific
Scale:Communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Early Recovery
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Health
  • Logistics
  • Nutrition
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

See Also

View Guidance note

Website: http://www.proventionconsortium.org


Technical Tools

Technical Tools


» Reporting Template
Organization:World Health Organization
Relevance:Not specified
Scale:Not specified

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Health
Website: http://www.who.int



» Hospital Safety Index
Organization:Pan American Health Organization
Relevance:Developed for Latin America and the Caribbean
Scale:Institutional

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Health

See Also

Safety Index for Hospitals: A quick and practical way to assess health facilities. Read More

Website: http://www.paho.org



» Rapid Health Assessment Protocol for Emergencies
Organization:World Health Organization
Relevance:Not specified
Scale:Local and communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Health
Website: http://www.crid.or.cr



» DER Format for Rapid Emergency Needs Assessment
Organization:Disaster Emergency Response (DER) Group
Relevance:Developed for Bangladesh
Scale:Communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Early Recovery
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Emergency Telecommunications
  • Health
  • Logistics
  • Nutrition
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Also See:

Disaster & Emergency Response (DER) - Needs Assessment

Website: http://www.lcgbangladesh.org



» FAO Guideline “A Framework for Reclamation Action Plan for Affected Soils” (Annex 14)
Organization:FAO
Relevance:Developed for Thailand
Scale:Local

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Nutrition

See Also

Report of Joint FAO/MOAC Detailed Technical Damages and Needs Assessment Mission in Fisheries and Agriculture Sectors in Tsunami Affected Six Provinces in Thailand 11-24 January 2005. View Details

Website: http://www.apfic.org



» Disaster Assessment
Organization:UNDAC
Relevance:Developed for worldwide use
Scale:Sub-regional

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Early Recovery
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Emergency Telecommunications
  • Health
  • Logistics
  • Nutrition
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Website: http://ochaonline.un.org



» Assessment Form (Annex 2)
Organization:FAO
Relevance:Developed for Indonesia
Scale:Local

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Nutrition

See Also

  • Fisheries Emergency Programme  - Indonesia
  • Indonesian Fisheries Sector - Emergency and needs assessment mission

    View Details
Website: ftp://ftp.fao.org


Secondary Information

Secondary Information


» Famine Early Warning Systems Network
Organization:USAID
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:Regional and national

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Website: http://www.fews.net



» Humanitarian news and analysis – Country profiles
Organization:Integrated Regional Information Networks - UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Relevance:Developed for Africa, Asia, Middle East
Scale:National

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Protection
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Website: http://www.irinnews.org



» Country Information
Organization:International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:Multi level
Website: http://www.unisdr.org



» DevInfo Online
Organization:United Nations
Relevance:Developed for Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Oceanía
Scale:National

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Also See:

DevInfo - Home

Website: http://www.devinfo.info



» Reuters AlertNet – Emergencies – Country Stats
Organization:Reuters Foundation
Relevance:Developed for worldwide use
Scale:National

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Emergency Telecommunications
  • Health
  • Protection
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Website: http://www.alertnet.org



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