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Health and disaster risk: a contribution by the United Nations to the consultation leading to the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)

Source(s):  United Nations - Headquarters (UN)

This document provides some key recommendations for addressing disaster risk in health in the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction. It presents: (i) the status of mainstreaming disaster risk in health, reporting on the progresses and highlighting some emerging trends; (ii) the drivers for mainstreaming disaster risk into health, including climate variability and climate change; (iii) recommendations for addressing disaster risk in health in the next global framework for disaster risk reduction; (iv) the regional/international policy frameworks and initiatives within health to be targeted (other than HFA2); (v) measuring disaster risk in health; (vi) a list of agencies contributing and very brief description of institutional commitment; and (vii) key documents/source of additional info.



 
 
  • Health and disaster risk: a contribution by the United Nations to the consultation leading to the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)
  • Publication date 2014
  • Number of pages 7 p.

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