Pocket Field Guide for Disaster Health Professionals, 1st ed. 2019
Missioncraft in Disaster Relief® Series


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The Pocket Field Guide for Disaster Health Professionals: Missioncraft in Disaster Relief is a disaster management toolkit containing briefing checklists, systems profiles, assessment forms, reporting templates, project management worksheets, and other tools required in the field. It also provides mission-critical technical reference information adapted from internationally recognized sources. 

?Missioncraft? is the art and science of preparing and conducting effective field operations. This Field Guide enables disaster healthprofessionals to collect and analyze critical information and then implement high-impact interventions in field settings.    

Tools and reference information are structured in a concise, comprehensive, structured format. Sections are arranged in logical order of relief operations to facilitate application in key field activities. These activities include: 

  • Field briefing
  • Field assessment
  • Field recommendations
  • Field reporting
  • Field project and staff management
  • Medical coordination

The Pocket Field Guide for Disaster Health Professionals is an authoritative resource for field-based clinical and public health providers responsible for health outcomes of disaster-affected populations; team leaders and medical coordinators in governmental, non-governmental, Red Cross, and UN agencies; information and program staff supporting technical best practices in relief operations; and, trainers preparing health professionals for field missions.

Introduction.- Section 1: Field Briefing.- 1.1: Security Checklist.- 1.2: Medical Handover Checklist.- 1.3: Health System Profile.- 1.4: Emergency Management System Profile.- Section 2: Field Assessment.- 2.1: Rapid Epidemiological Assessment.- 2.2: Site-specific Assessment.- 2.3: Feeding Center Assessment.- 2.4: Population and Infrastructure Damage Estimation.- 2.5: Sectoral Gap Identification.- Section 3: Field Recommendations.- 3.1: Rapid Epidemiological Assessment Recommendations.- 3.2: Recommendations Worksheet.- Section 4: Field Reporting.- 4.1: Rapid Epidemiological Assessment Report.- 4.2: Weekly Health Situation Report.- 4.3: Health Sector Status Summary.- Section 5Field Project and Staff Management.- 5.1: Project Planning Overview.- 5.2: Project Plan of Action.- 5.3: Logical Framework Definitions and Process.- 5.4: Logframe Template.- 5.5: Project Monitoring and Evaluation Worksheet.- 5.6: Remote Management Worksheet.- Section 6: Medical Coordination.- Core Documents.- 6.1       Medical Coordinator Work Products.- 6.2       Health Cluster Principles of Coordination.- 6.3       Health Cluster Meeting Agenda.- 6.4       Health Cluster Meeting Process.- Section 7: Technical Annexes.- Guidance Notes.- Annex 1           Humanitarian Programs.- Annex 2           Security Sector.- Annex 3           Health Sector.- Annex 4           Tropical Medicine.- Annex 5           Epidemic Preparedness and Response.- Annex 6           Diagnostic Laboratory.- Annex 7           Acronyms.- Section 8         Resilience and Reentry.- Epilogue.

A unique reference addressing the spectrum of operational technical information required by humanitarian health professionals in health emergencies and disasters

Benefits readers with unique features and content such as portable tool fits and technical annexes

Includes key information necessary for rapid response from subject matter experts