Disease Control in Humanitarian Emergencies


Technical standards, guidelines and tools on communicable diseases in humanitarian emergencies

Disease control in humanitarian emergencies should rely on joint situation analysis and technical support involving experts from related specialities and include the development of standards, guidelines and tools adapted for field use.

Communicable disease epidemiological profiles and risk assessments specific to countries or crisis situations prioritize interventions and provide policy guidance to national authorities and humanitarian partner agencies for the control of communicable diseases in specific settings.

Inter-agency standards, technical guidelines and tools on communicable disease surveillance, monitoring, prevention and control allow coordinated and informed technical action that is adapted in humanitarian emergencies.

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Outbreak surveillance and response in humanitarian emergencies:WHO guidelines for EWARN implementation

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