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Photo-essay on Safe Hospitals from WHO-SEARO

To mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction on 8 October 2008, WHO-SEARO launched an online photo-essay for the Hospitals Safe from Disaster campaign.

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Posters: Advocating for change from the Americas

Policy changes that lead to improving the resiliency of hospitals and health facilities require advocacy and outreach. PAHO/WHO has created these posters for that purpose.

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Presentation: Disaster risk reduction in health facilities

This presentation looks at the case of Nepal's collaboration between the Government, NSET and the WHO over structural, non-structural, and functional vulnerabilities of health institutions.  It includes useful information on vulnerability assessments and practical examples. 

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Presentation: Safe Hospitals

Risk reduction cannot be sustained by just one profession. It requires a multisectoral focus. The partnership of different skills will determine if critical services are resistant to hazards or not.

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Hospitals Safe from Disaster brochures

The brochure for the World Disaster Reduction Campaign: Hospitals Safe from Disasters is now available.

Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish 
[ pdf 472kb ]


The WHO-South East Asia Regional Office (SEARO) has produced a brochure for the Hospitals Safe from Disaster Campaign.

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Poster: Hospitals Should be Safe from Disasters

This poster, produced by the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, highlights humanitarian and emergency aspects of the need for safe hospitals.

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Posters: Safe Hospitals in South East Asia

Six posters for the Hospitals Safe from Disasters Campaign have been adapted by WHO-South East Asia Regional Office, covering key messages from the campaign and regionally relevant cases for safer health facilities.

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