Humanitarian Health Action

Donor centre archive 2004

Countries/territories

  • Philippines
    Tropical Depression "Winnie" triggered massive floods in northern and central Philippines. As of 6 December, reports indicate that more than 637 persons are dead, 255 are injured, and 630 are missing.

Events

Disaster Reduction Day highlights needs and roles of older people in emergencies

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction - 13 October

WHO condemns rising violence against health care workers, patients

NEW YORK/GENEVA ¦ 25 September 2014 – “Health care and violence: the need for effective protection” a high-level debate on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly

Emergency Response Framework (ERF)

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