Humanitarian Health Action

Guidelines for public health topics in crises

There are essential pieces of information for effetive crises preparedness and intervention. This section provides up-to date technical guidance on public health topics for emergency preparedness and response.

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.