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An Introduction to Coordinated Needs Assessment

Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action, University of Geneva; ACAPS, (2014)

Community Preparedness: REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH and GENDER

Women's Refugee Commission, (2015)

This provisional Facilitator's Kit provides a complete framework for a 3-day training on Community Preparedness for Reproductive Health and Gender. The goal is to build community capacity to prepare and respond to risks and inequities faced by women and girls during emergencies.

Psychological First Aid Online

NCTSN Learning Center, Eds.: SAMHSA, NCPTSD, NACCHO, and HHS Office of the Surgeon General, Office of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps., (2015)

PFA online includes a 6-hour interactive course that puts the participant in the role of a provider in a post-disaster scene. This professionally-narrated course is for individuals new to disaster response who want to learn the core goals of PFA, as well as for seasoned practitioners who want a review. It features innovative activities, video demonstrations, and mentor tips from the nation’s trauma experts and survivors. PFA online also offers a Learning Community where participants can share about experiences using PFA in the field, receive guidance during times of disaster

Refugee Services Toolkit (RST)

NCTSN Learning Center, (2015)

The Refugee Services Toolkit (RST) is a web-based tool designed to help service system providers understand the experience of refugee children and families, identify the needs associated with their mental health, and ensure that they are connected with the most appropriate available interventions. The mental health and general well-being of refugee children and families can be impacted by multiple factors including their experience of trauma; stressors such as resettlement, acculturation, and social isolation; and strengths they may have that could contribute to resilience. Providers can use community resources and supports to build resilience and reduce stress in refugee families

GO pre-deployment training: Ebola virus disease flip book

World Health Organization, (2015)

The flip book is for pre-deployment trainings for Ebola response, and is based on frequently asked questions about Ebola virus disease (EVD): What is Ebola virus disease? How do people become infected with EVD? Why WHO is focusing on safe and dignified burials of people who have died from Ebola? Who is most at risk? What are the symptoms of Ebola infection? What treatment is available for Ebola?

GO pre-deployment training: participant handbook

World Health Organization, (2015)

This is a pre-deployment training, tailored specially to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, offered to WHO personnel, consultants, and key partners. The material covered in modules 1-4 is applicable and useful to frontline response workers, national and international. Only Module 5, which focuses on operational aspects - the code of conduct for international civil servants and human resources arrangements for WHO deployees, are specifically geared to all internationally recruited personnel and to WHO deployees respectively

WHO: GO Training Package Course

World Health Organization, (2015)

All personnel deployed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to any type of public health or humanitarian emergency need to have basic knowledge and skills to perform effectively and safely. That is why it is essential to be trained prior to deployment. GO training is a comprehensive package of modular pre-deployment training materials for WHO staff, consultants and partners deployed for the Ebola outbreak response in West Africa. Each module is accompanied with a video lecture for self-learning purposes

Satellite Imagery Interpretation Guide : Displaced Population Camps

Isaac L. Baker, Brittany L. Card, Nathaniel A. Raymond, Eds.: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, (2012)

Camps is intended to help address the absence of public and standardized training resources for those seeking to use high resolution satellite imagery in support of refugee/IDP assistance operations. Students, general audiences, and volunteers studying and analyzing satellite imagery of displaced population camps may find this training resource beneficial.

Infection Prevention and Control

Dramowski, A., Eds.: Dave Woods and S. Mehtar; Bettercare, (2014)

A guide for health professionals in low-resource settings, Infection Prevention and Control is a must-have manual for nurses, doctors, and health administrators, and especially those in resource-limited settings

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