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  • World Health Organization Centre for Health Development - WHO Kobe Centre WKC
    IHD Centre Building 9F 1-5-1 Wakinohama-Kaigandori Chuo-ku
    651-0073 Kobe
    Japan

    Email: wkc@who.int
    Phone: +81 782303100
    Fax: +81 782303178
    Website: http://www.who.int/kobe_centre/en/

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World Health Organization Centre for Health Development - WHO Kobe Centre (WKC)

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http://www.who.int/kobe_centre/en/

WKC engages in activities to provide technical support to Member States in various aspects of health emergency management. Activities focus on how cities/urban areas could cope with disasters/emergencies through preparedness, policy development, capacity building, innovations in response and best practice...

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WKC engages in activities to provide technical support to Member States in various aspects of health emergency management. Activities focus on how cities/urban areas could cope with disasters/emergencies through preparedness, policy development, capacity building, innovations in response and best practice in health emergency management.

Disaster Reduction Goal

Promotion of risk reduction for the health sector in the urban setting

Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)

development of policies on health
provision of technical assistance

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

development of tools for assessment and monitoring

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

development of guidelines, references, tools
advocacy campaigns

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

capacity building for city health officials

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

capacity building

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

Dr Jostacio Lapitan
Dr Arturo M Pesigan

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  • IHD Centre Building 9F 1-5-1 Wakinohama-Kaigandori Chuo-ku 651-0073 Kobe Japan

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