Managing Humanitarian Hygiene Promotion Unmitigated Disasters Hygiene Evaluation
Relief A Practical Manual for Relief and The Victims of Man-made Catastrophes Procedures
An Operational Guide for NGOs Development (2nd Edition) Anders Wijkman Approaches and Methods for
Eric James Suzanne Ferron, Joy Morgan and • Natural disasters have killed more Assessing Water- and Sanitation-
Marion O’Reilly than two million people over the Related Hygiene Practices
• Responding effectively to
humanitarian disasters is far from • Written particularly for fieldworkers past 20 years – 98 per cent of the Astier M. Almedom
straightforward, and relief workers on projects or programmes aiming victims in low income countries.
Thousands more in these countries • The main focus of this book is on the
often find themselves in a world of to reduce the incidence of water
are also seriously affected by each practical concerns of field personnel
uncoordinated, highly competitive and sanitation related diseases,
disaster, often losing everything working in water supply, sanitation,
agencies working with cross-cutting this fully revised second edition
and health/hygiene education
purposes. is also useful for other relief and they have.
projects. It is also designed to make
• Managing Humanitarian Relief is development workers, particularly • Decades of development efforts qualitative research skills accessible
aimed at relief workers charged those working in the fields of are literally being swept away. to practitioners with little or no
with putting together a programme community development, health and There are many ways in which previous training in social sciences
of action to help people in extreme engineering. vulnerability can be reduced. and emphasizes how to gather,
crisis. It provides humanitarian • Stresses the need for a form of Particularly as we face climate review and interpret qualitative
relief managers with a single hygiene promotion that fosters change and its consequences, information.
comprehensive reference for all the capacity building rather than the Wijkman’s thoughts on disaster
prevention and risk reduction • The use of a variety of sources and
management issues they are likely to provision of information alone.
methods is advocated as the best
encounter in the field. Suzanne Ferron works as a freelance consultant are more important than ever.
way to obtain complete and reliable
• The book is organized in two parts. and has a background in public health and health Andres Wijkman is well known in Sweden as
promotion. She has worked as a health advisor a political activist with a long standing interest
information on the issues under
First, it provides an outline of study.
with Oxfam for several years and now specialises in disaster and emergency issues. He has been
different relief programming sectors: in training. a member of the European parliament and Astier Almedom is Henry R. Luce Professor in
food and nutrition, health, water and Secretary-General of the Swedish Red Cross. Science and Humanitarianism at Tufts University.
Joy Morgan has worked in the water, sanitation and
sanitation, and shelter. Second, it Prof. Almedom is currently collaborating with the
hygiene sector since 1982 in the UK, Africa and ISBN: 9781853396496
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Eric James has studied and worked in degree in Health Promotion. She manages a team
international development for over 10 years. of advisers and field workers who support health
He has managed emergency programs in promotion activities as part of Oxfam’s emergency
Afghanistan, Albania, Burundi, Liberia and response programmes.
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