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Photo by Violaine Martin/WHO Delegates unanimously elected Mr Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Minister of Health and Family Welfare of India, as the President of the Sixty-eighth World Health Assembly. Here Mr Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda lights a candle in the Assembly Hall of the World Health Assembly for health workers killed in line of duty.

Sendai Framework raised at World Health Assembly

20 May 2015, UNISDR

In a statement to the 68th World Health Assembly, UNISDR today said that the new Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 'has fully embraced the concept of health resilience and recognized that it must be a key area of focus for disaster risk reduction in the immediate future if we are to succeed in reducing existing levels of risk, and to avoid the creation of new risk'...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website:http://www.planat.ch
  • Contact:Geschäftsführerin PLANAT
  • Phone:+41 (0)58 464 17 81


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Swiss National Platform for Natural Hazards, PLANAT (PLANAT)
  • Website:http://www.planat.ch
  • Contact:Geschäftsführerin PLANAT
  • Phone:+41 (0)58 464 17 81


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