Humanitarian Health Action

Technical guidelines in emergencies

This section 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

Health Emergency Highlights

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Reform of WHO's emergency capacities

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

EWARS: a simple, robust system to detect disease outbreaks

Disease surveillance, alert and response system in emergencies.

Emergency Response Framework (ERF)

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