The Humanitarian Assistance Manual

The Humanitarian Assistance Manual is a guide for global caseworkers that includes a comprehensive directory of resources for managing medical emergencies and logistical challenges associated with humanitarian relief projects.

Topics covered in the manual include:
How and where to obtain medical care
How to obtain a visa
How to make travel arrangements and secure travel escorts
How to secure funding for patient care

The manual has been distributed to relief organizations working on the ground in countries all over the world. The current edition of the Humanitarian Assistance Manual can be accessed online at no cost at:

In addition to an updated resource directory, the new edition of the manual will include new information on:

Burn care facilities (listed by country)
Burn prevention
Emergency first aid for burns
Fire safety