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Towards a Safer World (TASW) newsletter, September 2013 issue

This issue provides an update on TASW's purpose in providing readily available and up-to-date expertise in whole of society pandemic preparedness, its activities, its three impact areas, and future needs - including 'seeking to link with other disaser risk reduction and pandemic preparedness groups at nationl, regional and global levels.

Table of contents: (i) Executive summary of TASW event at the Global Platform of Disaster Risk Reduction-May 2013 Taking Stock of Achievements: Charting Future Directions; (ii) “Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow: Resilient People - Resilient Planet”Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 19-23 May 2013, Geneva, Switzerland; (iii) World Health Organization (WHO) update on Avian influenza A(H7N9) as of 29 August 2013; (iv) Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) summary and literature update – as of 20 September 2013; (v) The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) World Health Organization (WHO) Travel Advice; (vi) Actionable Knowledge and Strategic Decision Making for Bio- and Agroterrorism Threats: Building a Collaborative Early Warning Culture.


  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Health & Health Facilities
  • Hazards:Epidemic & Pandemic

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/35265

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