Disaster risk management for health: overview

Disaster Risk Management for Health Fact Sheets:

The first in this series of fact sheets is an overview of disaster risk management for health answering the general questions: What is disaster risk management for health? Why is there a need for disaster risk management for health? How is the context of disaster risk reduction (DRR) for health defined? What are the priorities for health and the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA)? How can a robust evidence base be developed? What are the key considerations in DRR for health?
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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