Humanitarian Health Action

Emergency Response Framework (ERF)


Publication details

Number of pages: 58
Publication date: 2013
Languages: Arabic, English, French, Spanish,
ISBN: 978 92 4 150497 3



The purpose of this Emergency Response Framework (ERF) is to clarify WHO’s roles and responsibilities in this regard and to provide a common approach for its work in emergencies. Ultimately, the ERF requires WHO to act with urgency and predictability to best serve and be accountable to populations affected by emergencies.