By Anthony D Redmond; et al

ISBN-10: 0727917269

ISBN-13: 9780727917263

ISBN-10: 1444312871

ISBN-13: 9781444312874

This ABC introduces drugs in parts of clash or usual catastrophe responding to the becoming variety of areas affected.

Chapters take care of matters comparable to earthquakes and landslides in addition to nuclear incidents and organic war either nationally and internationally.

It covers either logistical making plans and clinical reduction in addition to post-conflict restoration, delivering mental in addition to clinical and public healthiness support.

It prepares reduction staff for more than a few roles in all attainable events

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They add to the complexity of the picture, women also carry the burden of caring for others, including those who are sick, injured, elderly or traumatised. This in itself is stressful and often contributes to illness” From: Rehn E, Johnson-Sirleaf E. Women, war, peace: The independent experts’ assessment. New York: Unifem, 2002 Treatment of women affected by humanitarian crises* x Psychosocial support and reproductive health services for women to be an integral part of emergency assistance and reconstruction Special attention should be paid to those who experienced physical trauma, torture, and sexual violence All agencies providing health support and social services should include psychosocial counselling and referrals x Recognition of the special health needs of women who have experienced war related injuries, including amputations, and equal provision of physical rehabilitation and prosthesis support x Special attention to providing adequate food supplies for displaced women, girls, and families to protect health and to prevent the sexual exploitation of women and girls x United Nations, donors, and governments to provide long term financial support for women survivors of violence through legal, economic, psychosocial, and reproductive health services This should be an essential part of emergency assistance and reconstruction x Protection against HIV/AIDS and provision of reproductive health through implementation of the minimum initial services package as defined in Reproductive Health in Refugee Situations: An Inter-agency Field Manual (WHO, UNHCR, UFPA, 1999) Special attention must be paid to the needs of particularly vulnerable groups such as displaced women, adolescents, girl headed households, and sex workers x Immediate provision of emergency contraception and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases for rape survivors to prevent unwanted pregnancies and protect the health of women *Adapted from: Rehn E, Johnson-Sirleaf E.

Several classifications for such conflict exist. Once national interests seem to be at stake, a country’s military is likely to be involved. Humanitarian aid workers are often ambivalent about the participation of the military. They may therefore operate with the military in the interests of conflict resolution but may also be in a position to act as spokespeople for the interests, rights, and values of the local population. This dual role allows a clear separation in function from that of the military.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997 Competing interests: None declared. 9 Psychological aspects of providing medical humanitarian aid Ian Palmer All those involved in either a catastrophe or conflict will be changed by the experience. Such change, however small, is irreversible but generally positive. Only a minority of survivors or aid workers will develop a mental disorder such as post-traumatic stress disorder. Humanitarian deployments may be isolating, rife with personal threat (from climate, endemic diseases, violence), and expose individuals to human misery, as well as human resourcefulness in the face of tragedy.

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