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close this bookDisaster Assessment (Department of Humanitarian Affairs/United Nations Disaster Relief Office - United Nations Development Programme , 1994, 54 p.)
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Annex 2: Additional reading

American Red Cross. Disaster Services Regulations and Proceedures: Survey/Damage Assessment. American Red Cross, 1988.

Braid, Robert B., Martin Schweitzer, Sam A Carnes and E. Jonathan Soderstrom. “The Importance of Cumulative Impacts for Socioeconomic Impact Assessment and Mitigation.” Energy. Vol. 10 no. 5,1985.

Campbell, John R. and Joseph Chung. Post-Disaster Assessment, A. Management. Honolulu: Pacific Islands Development Program, 1986.

Campbell, John R. and Joseph Chung. Post-Disaster Assessment, B. Field Survey. Honolulu: Pacific Islands Development Program, 1986.

Guha-Sapir, D. “Rapid Assessment of Health Needs in Mass Emergencies.” WHO Statistical Quarterly. Vol. 44,1991.

INTERTECT. Assessment Manual for Refugee Emergencies. Dallas: INTERTECT, 1985.

INTERTECT. Establishing Needs After a Disaster: Assessment, Dallas: INTERTECT, 1981.

McCracken, J.A., J. Pretty and G.R. Conway. An Introduction to Rapid Rural Appraisal for Agricultural Development. London: lintel-national Institute for Environment and Development, 1988.

Mitchell, John and Hugo Slim. “Listening to Rural People in Africa: The Semi-structured Interview in Rapid Rural Appraisal.” Disasters. Vol. 15 no. 1, (1991), pp. 68-72.

PAHO. Assessing Needs in the Health Sector After Floods and Hurricanes. Technical Paper No. 11. Washington DC: Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), 1987.

PAHO. PAHO Disaster Response Team Manual for Post Disaster Needs Assessment. Antigua: Pan Caribbean Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Project, 1988.

Smith, G.S. “Development of Rapid Epidemologic Assessment Methods to Evaluate Health Status and Delivery of Health Services.” International Journal Epidemiol. Vol. 18, supp. 2, 1989.

Stephenson, Rob and Susan York. “Medical Care in Refugee Camps, Investigative Procedures: Checklist for Refugee Camp Assessment.” Disasters. Vol. 5 no. 3, (1981). pp. 214-231.

Taylor, Alan J. Assessment of Victim Needs. Dallas: INTERTECT, 1978.

United Nations. “Suggested Indicators for Disaster Assessment.” A Guide to Food and Relief Operations. New York: United Nations, 1977.

United Nations World Food Programme. Food Aid in Emergencies, Book B: Operational Proceedures for WFP Staff. Chapter B4 Assessment and Planning at Country Level. Rome: World Food Programme, Provisional Version, 1993.

World Health Organization. Emergency Preparedness and Response: Rapid Health Assessment in Sudden Impact Natural Disasters. Geneva: World Health Organization, ERO/EPR/ 90.16,1990.

Young, Helen. Food Scarcity and Famine: Assessment and Response. Oxfam Practical Health Guide No. 7. Oxford: Oxfam, 1992.