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  • Document

    IASC guidelines on mental health and psychological support in emergency settings

    Inter-Agency Standing Committee, 2007
    Armed conflicts and natural disasters cause significant psychological and social suffering to affected populations.
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    Building livelihoods: a field manual for practitioners in humanitarian settings

    Women's Refugee Commission, 2009
    Although necessary, emergency relief can only fulfil a limited role. For those that are forced to rely on humanitarian assistance for long periods aid must be provided for displaced persons to garner skills, training and economic opportunities in order to establish sustainable livelihoods.
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    2009 Global assessment report on disaster risk reduction: risk and poverty in a changing climate

    PreventionWeb, 2009
    There is a growing trend towards greater and more catastrophic natural disasters. Of the ten disasters with the highest death tolls since 1975, half have occurred in the five year period between 2003 and 2008; with the developing world witnessing nine of the ten worst.
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    Weathering the storm: participatory risk assessment for informal settlements

    PreventionWeb, 2008
    Residents of informal settlements often bear the brunt of extreme weather and associated flooding. This guide is intended to strengthen participatory risk assessment capabilities for a wide range of municipal and development professionals and practitioners. It is also relevant to professionals involved in housing, social development, health, adult education, CBOs and NGOs.
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    AID All in Diary: a practical tool for field based humanitarian workers

    AID All in Diary - a practical tool for field based humanitarian workers, 2009
    <p>The immediate pressures of working in a disasters environment mean that humanitarian workers can struggle to access the most relevant information needed for the situation in which they are working. The All In Diary is designed for use in disaster situations and is specifically aimed at field based humanitarian workers in international and local NGOs.
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    Civil-military relations: no room for humanitarianism in comprehensive approaches

    CARE International, 2008
    The authors of this paper assert that In the aftermath of 9/11, the security agenda has largely trumped the
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    Exit strategy: leaving responsibly practical guidance document

    Eldis Document Store, 2008
    When it comes to humanitarian and relief agencies leaving an area in which they have been working, it is important to ensure this is done responsibly and to link relief and reconstruction to development.
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    Exit strategy: an introduction to sustainable exit

    Eldis Document Store, 2007
    Whether scaling down operations or phasing these out completely, international agencies engaged in relief and recovery programmes should ensure that their exit strategies are sustainable.
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    Exit strategy: closure planning guidance document

    Eldis Document Store, 2007
    Closing emergency relief and recover missions should be considered as a project in itself and is best planned when there is a certainty and clear schedules for closing a programme. This document, originally conceived for the British Red Cross Recovery Programme in the Maldives, can also be used as a practical guidance tool for others about to embark on a similar process.
  • Organisation

    Health Action in Crises, WHO (HAC)

    Through its Health Action in Crises project the World Health Organisation seeks to work with member states, international partners, and local institutions to help communities prepare for, respond