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Towards a Safer World: recent developments

This paper summarizes further approaches, case studies and developments that Towards a Safer World (TASW) partners have been working on since the release of 'Beyond Pandemics: a whole-of-society approach to disaster preparedness' at the September 2011 TASW conference in Rome.

Community-level pandemic preparedness and humanitarian support
- Scaling up the community-based workforce for emergencies
- New Inter Agency Standing Committee simulation exercise materials
- Vietnam Red Cross prevents spread of hand foot and mouth disease
- Mainstreaming pandemic into multi-hazard readiness
Private sector preparedness and business continuity planning
- Follow-up to private sector recommendations
- World Food Programme P2RX for Southern Africa
The global health sector
- Pandemics, earthquakes and other disasters: the NZ experience
- Global Risk Forum One Health Summit, Davos, 19 February
Civil-military collaboration in pandemic preparedness
- Update on US Africa Command PPR initiatives
- Travel and tourism sectors
- UN World Tourism Organization update on travel and tourism
Animal health
- Resilient livelihoods: DRR for nutrition and food security
- Good emergency management practice: the Essentials
Risk communication
- FHI 360 Advocacy Guide
- Climate Change, Infectious Diseases and Health
Multi-sector pandemic preparedness
- ASEAN assessment of national multi-sector PPR
- Towards a Safer World Roster of Experts
- CRISMART reports drawing lessons from disasters
- Support for Towards a Safer World from MSB


  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Complex Emergency, Disaster Risk Management, Food Security & Agriculture, Governance, Health & Health Facilities, Public-private Partnerships, Risk Identification & Assessment, Vulnerable Populations
  • Hazards:Drought, Earthquake

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26752

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