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Rapid review of the inclusion of people with disabilities and older people in gender-based violence humanitarian interventions

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Promising practices for disability and older age inclusion in gender-based violence programs in humanitarian settings are largely focused on women and girls with disabilities. Such practices include:

Integrating questions on disability into needs assessments;

Developing training and tools on disability inclusion for GBV practitioners;

Organizations of women with …

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Rapid review of disability and older age inclusion in humanitarian WASH interventions

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People with disabilities and older people continue to face barriers in realising their right to access water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
People with disabilities and older people make up significant population groups, however, they are disproportionately affected by and amongst the …

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La salud y el sistema de salud efectos de los terremotos, los vendavales y las inundaciones

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Se descubrió que las inundaciones y tormentas tenían impactos significativos en diferentes aspectos de la salud como la mortalidad (por ejemplo, mayor tasa de mortalidad en inundaciones repentinas), lesiones (por ejemplo, colapso de vivienda, accidentes de vehículos), enfermedades infecciosas (p. ej., …

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Los cortes de energía, eventos extremos y salud

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Se descubrió que los cortes de energía tienen un impacto en la salud de diferentes niveles, y los temas recurrentes son que después de un corte de energía, los servicios de atención médica y los servicios de primera línea se vuelven …

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Les impacts sur la santé et les systèmes de santé des tremblements de terre, tempêtes et inondations

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On a constaté que les inondations et tempêtes avaient des impacts significatifs sur les différents aspects de la santé tels que la mortalité (par ex, un taux de mortalité plus élevé lors d’inondations subites), les blessures (par ex, effondrement du refuge, …

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Coupures de courant, évènements extrêmes et santé

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Il a été démontré que les coupures de courant affectent la santé à différents niveaux, avec des thèmes récurrents indiquant la difficulté de contacter les services de santé et de première ligne suite à une coupure de courant. Les preuves et …

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The health and health care system impacts of earthquakes, windstorms and floods

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Floods and windstorms were found to have significant impacts on different aspects of health such as mortality (e.g.,  higher death rates in flash floods), injury (e.g., collapse of shelter, vehicle accidents), infectious diseases (e.g., cholera, salmonella, typhoid and others), chronic diseases …

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Power outages, extreme events and health: a systematic review of the literature from 2011-2012

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Power outages were found to impact health on different levels, with recurring themes being that following a power outage healthcare services and frontlines services become difficult to access. Current evidence and knowledge on the topic was assessed to be of overall …

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The effectiveness and efficiency of cash-based approaches in emergencies

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Cash transfer and in-kind food assistance, have different advantages and disadvantages but can be effective means of increasing household food security among conflict-affected populations and maintaining household food security among food insecure and drought-affected populations. However, the review found no definitive …

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Améliorer la santé sexuelle et reproductive des adolescents: un examen systématique des Interventions possibles

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L’éducation à la santé sexuelle et reproductive, les conseils et la fourniture de contraceptifs sont des moyens efficaces qui permettent d’accroître les connaissances sexuelles et l’utilisation des contraceptifs et de diminuer les grossesses chez les adolescentes.
Les adolescents ont des besoins …

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