Fact Sheets

These advocacy materials are an introduction for health workers engaged in Health-EDRM and for multisectoral partners to consider how to integrate health into their emergency risk management strategies.

This overview places Health-EDRM in the context

Disasters in Sub-Saharan Africa often take a huge toll on vulnerable populations. Loss of life and livelihoods in the face of already existing challenges sets communities back many years leaving them at risk should another natural hazard occur.

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Disasters in Sub-Saharan Africa often take a huge toll on vulnerable populations. Loss of life and livelihoods in the face of already existing challenges sets communities back many years leaving them at risk should another natural hazard occur.

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This infographic presents the disaster trends in 2015 linked to natural hazards. According to the analysis, there were 346 reported disasters in 2015, 22,773 people dead, 98.6 million people were affected by those disasters and US$66.5 billion of economic

This fact sheet provides a short overview of why health is a key element of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. It summarizes the main features and priorities of the Sendai Framework related to health and health systems and the

This fact sheet outlines the commitment of the United Nations (UN) to address disaster and climate risk throughout all of its development and and humanitarian work. The contributions that drive the UN system’s support to countries and communities to

This fact sheet provides a short overview of parliamentarians' key role and responsibilities in contributing to the primary responsibility of each State to prevent and reduce disaster risk. It highlights the responsibility that parliamentarians have to

This document describes the Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools (WISS) and covers six key areas: 1. Why this Initiative; 2. What is a Safe School? 3. Worldwide initiative's objectives; 4. Key pillars of the Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools; 5. What

This publication provides a short overview of disaster risk reduction in the Arab region. It focuses on the major risks, why in particular cities are at risk and what are the drivers of disaster risk in the region. Further, the factsheet provides