Humanitarian Health Action

Health in Emergencies - Newsletter

Health in Emergencies promoted WHO’s work in preparedness and response to disasters and conflict and post-conflict situations, and raised awareness of good practice in emergency health management in humanitarian emergencies.

The Newsletter is not produced anymore but more information on HAC’s activities can be found in the Monthly Highlights.

If you wish to receive the Monthly Highlights, please send an email to HACnews@who.int.

To know more about HAC’s activities, please send an e-mail to crises@who.int.


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.