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Strengthening capacity and resilience of health systems to anticipate, mitigate and manage situations arising from natural hazards.

WHO: Time running out to reduce climate change threats to health

16 Apr 2015, WHO - Europe

'Climate change is a cross-cutting issue in health, and what has been done so far is simply not enough to tackle the profound consequences. The health sector needs to work more and better with other sectors to scale up those measures that improve health and systematically integrate climate considerations into their own operations,' explains Dr Bettina Menne, Programme Manager of the WHO Centre for Environment and Health......


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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