Campaign Launch

Launches of the World Disaster Reduction Campaign 2008-2009: Hospitals Safe from Disaster

Global launch

The Davos launch of the World Disaster Reduction Campaign: Hospitals Safe from Disasters, brought together inspirational and dedicated leaders from the world of politics, business, health, research, development, and disaster risk reduction, to advocate for how we all can work to reduce risk, protect health facilities, and save lives.  Chaired and introduced by John Holmes, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, the panel included WHO ADG Dr Ala Alwan, Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Mary Robinson, Richard Newfarmer of the World Bank, Walter Fust of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Walter Ammann of the IDRC and Global Risk Forum GRF Davos.
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