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Table 8 Resources for communication

From: How to talk with dying patients and their families after disasters and humanitarian crises: a review of available tools and guides for disaster responders

Resources Examples
Pre-deployment research CIA Factbook; Wikipedia, UNHCR, Sphere Handbook, WHO
Interpreters Team member who are native speakers; recruit interpreters on the ground
Cultural guides Recruit local leaders who will explain local customs
Religious guides Understand the local religions
Who are local religious leaders? Imams, rabbis, priests
Team member who has interfaith chaplaincy expertize
Palliative care communication resources Vital Talk: (free videos teaching core techniques for disclosing serious news and other communication topics)
Ariadne labs:
(free download of Serious Illness Conversation Guide)