UNISDR awareness-raising campaign for the first anniversary of the Sendai Framework has gained massive support. This morning, we're on course to reach 19 million people, nearly doubling the record for a UNISDR social media campaign. The #switch2sendai hashtag has been trending on Twitter this week.
The International Conference on the Implementation of the Health Aspect of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, held on 10-11 March 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand, recommended the following measures that could assist countries in implementing the health aspects of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction:
1. Promote systematic integration of health into national and sub-national disaster risk reduction policies and plans and the inclusion of emergency and disaster risk management programmes in national and sub-national health strategies.
BANGKOK, 11 March 2016 – Government officials and hazard risk management experts from various sectors today called on countries to put health resilience at the heart of disaster risk management in the face of crises such as the Zika virus outbreak.
They agreed seven recommendations to help countries face up to the fact that biological hazards “are part of the new normal and are here to stay”, in the words of Dr Bruce Aylward, the World Health Organization’s Executive Director a.i. Outbreaks and Health Emergencies.
The International Conference on the implementation of the Health Aspects of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 will be held on 10-11 March 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand (Venue: The Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel) .
12 – 15th January 2016, University of Bristol, UK
The University of Bristol is proud to host a ‘go-to’ event for academics, researchers, NGOs, policy makers and livestock producers working toward sustainability of ruminant systems.
Health is a key element of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, adopted by member states in March 2015 at the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan, and endorsed by the UN General Assembly in June 2015.
Four of the seven Sendai Framework global targets have direct links to health, focusing on reducing mortality, population wellbeing, early warning and promoting the safety of health facilities and hospitals.
Climate change has the potential to do serious harm to the health of individuals around the world. But tackling climate change could substantially reduce the risks while also improving human health by, for example, delivering cleaner air and healthier cities.
One Health at the Animal-Human-Ecosystem Interfaces
Disaster Risk Reduction
Communication in Emergencies
Preparedness and Resilience
Recovery and Rehabilitation After Disasters
Journals, Books and Calls for Papers
Call for Contributions
The Study “Realizing the potential of livestock for food security, poverty reduction and the environment in Sub-Saharan Africa” will be presented and disseminated on 28 September, in New York. The focus of the Study is on realizing the potential of livestock for food security, poverty reduction and the environment in Sub-Saharan Africa. This study was undertaken by a research team from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).