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Women and Emergencies (Oxfam Focus on Gender Series)

Bridget Walker

Women and Emergencies (Oxfam Focus on Gender Series)

by Bridget Walker

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Published by Oxfam Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aid & relief programmes,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Indian sub-continent,
  • North Africa,
  • Sub-Saharan Africa,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8301156M
    ISBN 100855982667
    ISBN 109780855982669

    Emergency Response Handbook for Women's Ministry helps you share God's love and comfort with confidence. This is a downloadable file (PDF). - Size: pages, 2 MB. Women and Girls in Emergencies Conflicts, natural disasters and climate change have the greatest impact in the poorest, least developed countries, disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable, including women and girls.1 Currently, more than 65 million people are displaced, which makes this the biggest refugee crisis in recorded history

    Obstetric Emergencies If the patient is in labor, a labor and delivery nurse should ac-company the patient in the ambulance. If delivery is immi-nent or likely en route, the obstetrician or a physician capable of performing a vaginal delivery should ride with the patient. For helicopter transports, there is usually not room for a physi-File Size: KB. The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is a (c)3 nonprofit membership organization. Our mission is to empower and support nurses caring for women, newborns, and their families through research, education, and advocacy.

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Gender in Emergencies Activities during a humanitarian response can increase and reinforce, or reduce, existing inequalities. CARE’s humanitarian mandate is to meet immediate needs of women, men, girls and boys affected by natural disasters and humanitarian conflicts in a way that also addresses the underlying causes of people’s vulnerability, especially as a result and cause of gender inequality.

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