23 Mar 2017, UNISDR
Mexico City’s devastating, 8.1-magnitude earthquake of 1985 was a stark illustration of the disaster risks faced by the health sector, but it also triggered a global effort to protect hospitals from hazards. The Safe Hospital Initiative seeks to ensure that the physical and functional integrity of all hospitals and health facilities in any emergency conditions.
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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.