24th Caring for Children and Families in Humanitarian Emergencies _January 19 - 22, 2020 POST TEST


This exam consists of 28 test items. Please make sure that you have a complete copy of this exam.

Directions: For each of the following incomplete sentences, one or more of the completions given are correct. Circle the one lettered answer that is BEST for each test item. Bring the completed test with you and return it to the conference registration desk on Monday morning.

1. Complex humanitarian emergencies are defined by the presence of:
  1. Levels of violence
  2. Ethnic, minority, religious group at risk 
  3. Migration of populations 
  4. Catastrophic public health problems 

2. Triage is

3. Is there a special test or licensure for people doing humanitarian health work?

4. The preferred method for measuring wasting is:

5. The greatest threat to a relief worker’s well being is:

6. When planning to provide water in response to an emergency situation which of the following is/are a key consideration?

7. Which of the following interventions is NOT a priority during a humanitarian emergency, with regards to reproductive health?

8. During the early phase response, which of the following are included as part of the immunization health program:

9. The individual's responsibility with regard to his/her personal security is based on:

10. Infants up to three years when separated from their primary caretaker exhibit which of the following symptoms:

1. Withdrawal
2. Irritability
3. Anorexia
4. Regression
5. Developmental delay  

11. In extreme humanitarian emergencies, on which set of variables would you concentrate your initial effort:

12. Triage in the disaster environment is

13. In refugee situations one pit latrine should be provided for:

14. What is the ideal volume of water that should be provided per person per day in emergency situations?

15. When a 6 month old infant must be fed on a breast milk substitute which method(s) are preferred for getting the breast milk substitute into him:

16. Which of the following is true about HIV infection and breast-feeding?

17. Post traumatic stress disorder in children who experienced a humanitarian emergency due to a natural disaster:

18. Which of the following are true statements with respect to children who lose their parents in a natural disaster?

19. A classic basic food ration consists of:

20. Important considerations in delivering a baby in a non-hospital setting include all of the following EXCEPT:

21. You are seeing a 6 months old child from Bangladesh. His mother says that he has been having 8--10 episodes of vomiting, and 10-15 episodes of watery diarrhea. He also had fever of 39 degrees. She says that there are other infants in the camp with similar symptoms. The most likely diagnosis is:

22. All of the following statements are true about International Humanitarian Law EXCEPT:

23. Which of the following interventions will maximize the survival of the newborn:

24. With regards to the Problem Based Learning (PBL) methodology, if any column (Facts – Hunches – Information & Learning Needed – Possible Action) is empty, it may be productive to:

25. Which of the following statements is true?

26. You are seeing a 1 year old at a refugee camp in Burundi. Patient just arrived Congo due to political conflict. Mother is concerned because he has high fever and is vomiting. He has been very sleepy and lethargic and refusing to eat or drink. Mother says that he was completely fine before and got suddenly sick last night. On exam he was unresponsive and has a rash but no eye injection. Choose the right answer:

27. Which of statement about schools and disasters is TRUE?

28. Which of the following issues should be considered as a priority during the acute disaster phase with regards to gender based violence: