Health & health facilities

Health & health facilities

Capacity of health practitioners, health facilities and services, preparedness, gender, mental health, psychosocial support, safe hospitals, trauma prevention.

AN African woman wearing a face mask to protect her from COVID-19. She is walking across a market.
As world leaders are traveling to Bali to meet at the Global Platform for DRR 2022 and discuss how to better prevent and reduce current and future risks, the UNU-EHS and UNDRR have launched the new report “Rethinking Risks in Times of COVID-19.”
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This contributing paper examines access to emergency and related information during the COVID-19 pandemic as a crucial human security issue. 
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
In coming years, disasters, climate change, pandemics, demographic change, and chronic diseases will further increase pressures on already strained health systems.
World Bank, the
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2022
This contributing paper examines the complexity and challenges associated with climate change and systemic risks, presents some systemic frameworks of mental health determinants, and provides an overview of the types of psychosocial impacts of disasters
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This paper summarises the Argonne National Laboratory research team’s efforts in conducting these assessments to support local public health interventions in the City of Chicago, and the potential applications for communities throughout the world. 
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This contributing paper aims to review the impact of drug addiction, domestic violence and suicide in Australia through the lens of disaster risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This contributing paper discusses the potential of the Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management (Health-EDRM) Framework in promoting synergies in pursing risk-resilient sustainable development pathways.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This report highlights case studies and lessons learned from 20 countries during COVID-19. The evidence shows the need for investments in gender equality in health systems to prepare for and respond to the next pandemic.
CARE International