Upon completion of the module, the student will be able to:
1. assess an emergency situation to identify immediate and longer term assistance and additional resources required.
2. identify specific health needs of affected populations, plan and implement activities to meet those needs, and monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the assistance provided.
3. describe the principles of organization and administration of relief services, and be able to collaborate and cooperate with local and international non-governmental organizations, host governments, military forces and United Nations agencies.
4. discuss the epidemiology of natural and man-made disasters and the collection, analysis and use of relevant information.
5. develop a plan of action based upon applicable minimum standards, key activities, and guidance notes.
6. assess key activities using the key indicators as found in the handbook.
7. idenfity disease outbreaks and know how to contain them according to international minimm standards.