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How to declare a public health emergency

Yesterday, 1st February 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. A PHEIC is an ‘extraordinary event’ which constitutes a public health risk to other communities through the international spread of disease and would potentially require an international response to bring it under control. 1,451 more words

Logics And Techniques

Governing Emergencies in New York: In Photos

The theme for the third Governing Emergencies workshop was Counting Loss. It provided an interesting and thought-provoking lens through which to engage with both the specific context of New York and broader intellectual themes on emergency, crisis and resilience that connected network participants. 728 more words

Emergency And Crisis And Disaster And...

September is National Preparedness Month

As the year goes by, the temperature gets colder and the nights grow longer, so remember to stay safe and prepare for the unexpected. September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), and we are here to provide some helpful publications you can use to get ready. 716 more words

Emergency Response

Floods in Burkina Faso

August 18, 2015. Since the beginning of the rainy season in July 2015, many regions of Burkina Faso have recorded exceptional rain falls with floods and heavy winds. 371 more words

Burkina Faso