This guide is intended for persons who wish to carry out a rapid assessment of the health-related status of an emergency-affected population, such as internally displaced persons or refugees.
The objectives of the guide are:
- To explain the focus of a rapid health assessment
- To provide adequate methods for correctly carrying out rapid health assessments
- To provide practical tools that can facilitate rapid health assessments
- To provide support in the analysis and interpretation of the results of a rapid health assessment