Managing environmental health risks in emergencies

Emergencies, conflicts, and disasters happen frequently, including natural disasters, chemical or radiological incidents, complex emergencies, and deliberate events. A substantial fraction of the disease burden derived from these events is attributable to environmental risk factors.

This site presents relevant information regarding the main environmental risks to health during emergencies. It also addresses the different phases of the disaster management cycle for environmental health emergencies:

Información esencial sobre la OMS

Directora General
Directora General y personal directivo superior

Gobernanza de la OMS
Constitución de la OMS, Consejo Ejecutivo y Asamblea Mundial de la Salud

Centro de prensa
Noticias, eventos, notas descriptivas, material multimedia y contactos

Informe sobre la salud en el mundo
Informe anual sobre salud pública mundial y datos estadísticos clave