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Rapid assessments may include data collection by:
  • Visual inspection
  • Interviews with key informants
    • Community leaders
    • Humanitarian aid workers
    • Health providers
    • Public health authorities
  • Limited surveys using small semi-random or convenience samples
  • Review of existing morbidity and mortality surveillance data
  • Review of clinic logs or registers
  • Collection of other existing data