Humanitarian Health Action

Technical guidelines in emergencies

This section of the Health Action in Crises web pages contains technical information for crises and crises management, useful templates and training information, as well as tools to facilitate work in the field.

Myths and realities in disaster situations

This section breaks down some of the myths surrounding emergencies situations by explaining the realities about dead bodies, nutrition, refugees, etc.

Other information sources

Events

Health care and violence: the need for effective protection

NEW YORK/GENEVA ¦ 25 September 2014 – Read the statement from WHO condeming rising violence against health care workers and patients at 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.