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Emergency Relief Operations Kevin M. Cahill

Emergency Relief Operations von Kevin M. Cahill

Emergency Relief Operations Kevin M. Cahill

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This work covers issues such as early warning and preparedness, rapid health and physical needs assessments, recognizing and managing severe malnutrition, the unique needs of refugees and IDPs, security, exit strategies and the transition to peace.

Emergency Relief Operations Zusammenfassung

Emergency Relief Operations Kevin M. Cahill

Early Warning Systems: From Surveillance to Risk Assessment to Action Ted R. Gurr and Barbara Harff
Initial Response to Complex Emergencies and Natural Disasters Ed Tsui
Evidence-Based Health Assessment Process in Complex Emergencies Frederick M. Burkle, Jr., M.D.
Concern Worldwide's Approach to Water and Sanitation and Shelter Needs in Emergencies Tom Arnold
Internal Displacement: A Challenge of Peace, Security, and Nationbuilding Francis M. Deng
Protection Strategies in Humanitarian Interventions Gerald R. Martone
Issues of Power and Gender in Complex Emergencies Judy A. Benjamin
Clinical Aspects of Malnutrition Kevin M. Cahill, M.D.
Military-NGO Interaction Timothy Cross
An Introduction to NGO Field Security Randolph Martin
Resolutions, Mandates, Aims, Missions, and Exit Strategies Larry Hollingworth
The Transition from Conflict to Peace Richard Ryscavage, S.J.

Emergency Relief Operations Bewertungen

...useful to specialists and technicians as a reference source. * -Human Rights Quarterly *
The authors of this volume explore organizational and political response capacities, effective multidisciplinary responses, the interface of response with vulnerability assessment, and ways to identify disaster prone areas and utilize rapid assessment methodologies to help meet needs that arise following humanitrian crises and natural disasters. * -Natural Hazards Observer *

Über Kevin M. Cahill

Kevin M. Cahill, M.D., is University Professor and Director at the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs at Fordham University and the President of the Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation in New York City. He is also a Professor of Clinical Tropical Medicine and Molecular Parasitology at New York University and Director of the Tropical Disease Center at Lenox Hill Hospital. He has served as the Chief Advisor on Humanitarian and Public Health Issues for three Presidents of the United Nations General Assembly and for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. His career in tropical medicine and humanitarian operations began in Calcutta in 1959; he has carried out medical, relief, and epidemiological research in 70 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. He has written or edited 33 books, translated into many languages, and more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals on subjects ranging from public health and tropical diseases to humanitarian assistance, foreign affairs, Irish literature, and history. He holds numerous Honorary Doctorates from universities around the world.


Early Warning and Preparedness by William Lyerly Initial Response local/OCHA - Mobilizing the Forces by Ed Tsui Rapid Health and Physical Needs Assessments by Frederick Burkle, M.D. Recognizing and Managing Severe Malnutrition by Kevin M. Cahill, M.D. The Unique Needs of Refugees and IDPs by Francis Deng The Most Vulnerable by Judy Benjamin Security by Frederick Burkle, M.D. Military/NGO Interaction by Timothy Cross Exit Strategies by Larry Hollingworth Transition to Peace by Richard Ryscavage, S.J.

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