The data collected through the GDBS questionnaire are analysed and reports are published on the WHO website. This is updated with the availability of the latest global data. The focus of the analysis is to provide information on the current status of blood transfusion services, assess country needs in improving blood safety, formulate strategic recommendations to countries, plan and implement activities and evaluate progress.
EM-DAT contains essential core data on the occurrence and effects of over 22,000 mass disasters in the world from 1900 to the present day. The database is compiled from various sources, including UN agencies, non-governmental organisations, insurance companies, research institutes and press agencies.
The Disaster Information Management System is a sustainable arrangement within an institution for the systematic collection, documentation and analysis of data about losses caused by disasters associated with natural hazards.
An approach to monitoring financial protection that aims to be relevant to all Member States in the region, generate actionable evidence for policy, and promote pro-poor policies to break the link between poverty and ill health.
An overview of the current status of public health services across the WHO European Region. It aims to underpin and complement the European Action Plan for Strengthening Public Health Capacities and Services (EAP).
This manual is intended to help health professionals and public health coordinators working in emergency situations prevent, detect and control the major communicable diseases encountered by affected populations.
The target group for WHO work on mental health and psychosocial support in emergencies is any population exposed to extreme stressors, such as refugees, internally displaced persons, disaster survivors and terrorism-, war- or genocide-exposed populations.
The overview focuses on 11 main disaster risks extracted from national risk assessments. An insight into new and emerging risks and a series of annexes presenting some national risk assessment good practices complete the overview.