Humanitarian Health Action

Chile health situation - archive

Health services in Chile and Peru on alert following earthquake

2 April 2014, Santiago, Chile – Chile and Peru’s health services are on alert following the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck both countries on 1st of April 2014. The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is in contact with health officials from both countries to provide any health cooperation that may be needed.

Technical guidelines

Country profile

Reform of WHO’s emergency capacities

WHO is undergoing substantial reform to ensure the Organization's emergency capacities are fit for purpose


Emergency Response Framework (ERF)

ERF is to clarify WHO’s roles and responsibilities and to provide a common approach for its work in emergencies.