Humanitarian Health Action

Tools and references for emergency health management - Country profile

Priority needs:
Main Recommendations:
  • Context
  • Political and Administrative Division
  • Structure of the Health System
  • Accessibility and Essentials for Logistics
    • Rainy season
    • Routes of access
      Main airports (surface, length, status, weigh limits; include the state of the cold chain station at airport and the regulations for drug/vaccine import)
      Port: tonnage/day:
      River transport:
      Transport by rail/road:
  • Security
  • Affected Population
    • Total Country population:
    • IDPs
    • Refugees (add a map showing concentration of IDPs and refugees)
  • Food security
  • Epidemiological Profile
    • Crude mortality rate
    • Infant mortality rate
    • Under-5 mortality rate
    • Maternal mortality rate
    • Immunisation
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Reported outbreaks
  • Water
  • Health System Profile
  • Main Health Players
  • Main WHO programmes
  • Useful Contacts
  • Other useful information
  • Other Resources