"Providing a Roof" and More to Communities Affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: the Médecins Sans Frontières Experience

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/618814
Title:
"Providing a Roof" and More to Communities Affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: the Médecins Sans Frontières Experience
Authors:
Ali, E; Ferir, MC; Reid, T; Gray, H; Van Den Boogaard, W; Gonzales, C; Zachariah, R
Journal:
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
Abstract:
Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in November 2013 and left a trail of destruction. As part of its emergency response, Médecins Sans Frontières distributed materials for reconstructing houses and boats as standardized kits to be shared between households. Community engagement was sought and communities were empowered in deciding how to make the distributions. We aimed to answer, Was this effective and what lessons were learned?
Publisher:
Cambridge Core
Issue Date:
15-Dec-2016
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/618814
DOI:
10.1017/dmp.2016.135
PubMed ID:
27976602
Submitted date:
2017-02-27
Language:
en
ISSN:
1938-744X
Appears in Collections:
Emergencies/refugees

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorAli, Een
dc.contributor.authorFerir, MCen
dc.contributor.authorReid, Ten
dc.contributor.authorGray, Hen
dc.contributor.authorVan Den Boogaard, Wen
dc.contributor.authorGonzales, Cen
dc.contributor.authorZachariah, Ren
dc.date.accessioned2017-02-28T21:35:21Z-
dc.date.available2017-02-28T21:35:21Z-
dc.date.issued2016-12-15-
dc.date.submitted2017-02-27-
dc.identifier.citation"Providing a Roof" and More to Communities Affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: the Médecins Sans Frontières Experience. 2016:1-5 Disaster Med Public Health Prepen
dc.identifier.issn1938-744X-
dc.identifier.pmid27976602-
dc.identifier.doi10.1017/dmp.2016.135-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/618814-
dc.description.abstractTyphoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in November 2013 and left a trail of destruction. As part of its emergency response, Médecins Sans Frontières distributed materials for reconstructing houses and boats as standardized kits to be shared between households. Community engagement was sought and communities were empowered in deciding how to make the distributions. We aimed to answer, Was this effective and what lessons were learned?en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherCambridge Coreen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparednessen
dc.title"Providing a Roof" and More to Communities Affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: the Médecins Sans Frontières Experienceen
dc.identifier.journalDisaster Medicine and Public Health Preparednessen

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