Coping with Crises: How To Meet Reproductive Health Needs in Crisis Situations
This brief discusses the following points:
- Urgent reproductive health care needs during crisis situations include safe motherhood, protection from and response to sexual and gender-based violence, prevention and treatment of STIs including HIV/AIDS, access to family planning methods, and adolescent reproductive health.
- Local health care service providers can best serve the needs of refugees dispersed within communities.
- Materials such as the Inter-Agency Field Manual and Minimum Initial Service Package provide guidelines for local providers.