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.

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.