TableĀ 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Population of interestCrisis-affected populations receiving humanitarian assistance or aid in low-income or middle-income countries (as defined by World Bank, 2012): including refugees and internally displaced personsStudies on preparedness or resilience if not linked to an intervention which evaluates effectiveness
Health outcomes or outputsPrimary outcomes (changes in morbidity, mortality, STI diagnosis, gender-based violence), secondary outcomes (reported condom use, skilled attendance at birth) and primary outputs (condoms distributed, education courses taught)Studies which do not quantify health outcomes or outputs
InterventionAny health-related intervention seeking to improve SRH outcomes
ComparisonMeasurements taken before or after an intervention or with use of a control group not receiving an intervention
Phase of humanitarian crisesStudies conducted during the acute, chronic and early recovery phases of a humanitarian crisisStudies conducted before or after a crisis has stabilised
Study types and designsAll quantitative study designs measuring change in health outcomes over timeQualitative studies and quantitative studies which do not measure changes in health outcomes or outputs
Publication date1 January 1980 to 30 April 2013
LanguageEnglish, FrenchOther languages
  • SRH, sexual reproductive health; STI, sexually transmitted infection.