Emergency Response Framework (ERF)
Clarifies WHO’s roles and responsibilities in emergencies and provides a common approach for its work.
Guiding Principles for International Outbreak Alert and Response
The Guiding Principles for International Outbreak Alert and Response are an articulation of the consensus of partners in the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network on how to prepare for field activity, to activate international support, to coordinate response in the field, to evaluate and follow up outbreaks of international importance.
Sendai framework for disaster risk reduction 2015 - 2030
A framework for global action to reduce the risks of disasters.
Outbreak surveillance and response in humanitarian emergencies: WHO guidelines for EWARN implementation
The purpose of this document is to provide a standard framework and best current practice for implementation of an Early Warning and Response Network (EWARN) and its operation in the field, following humanitarian emergencies.
WHO guidance on emergency risk communication
Guidance on emergency risk communication. Expected to cover: 1) communicating during public health emergencies; and 2) building and sustaining local capacity.
Economic crisis, health systems and health in Europe. Impact and implications for policy
This book looks at how health systems in Europe reacted to pressure created by the financial and economic crisis that began in 2008.
Ecomonic Crisis and Health Systems
Studies on Health Systems and Policies analysing health system responses to the crisis in Europe from 2008-2013.
Current status and future strategies in safe blood and blood components transnational availability for medical emergencies and special circumstances in South-eastern Europe
An analysis focused specifically on the response of blood services to internal or external emergency situations in South-eastern European (SEE) countries.
Management of Dead Bodies After Disasters
A Field Manual for First Responders.
UNICEF/WFP Return on Investment for Emergency Preparedness Study
A joint study by the World Food Programme, UNICEF and DFID and the Boston Consulting Group to calculate the financial ‘returns’ and speed benefits derived from specific preparedness interventions.