Health & Health Facilities

Local leaders forum at the GP2022 on 23 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.
Local governments play an essential role in disaster risk reduction and building resilience. At UNDRR’s 2022 Global Platform, the Local Leaders Forum opened a productive discussion on important issues around disaster resilience at city and district level.
AN African woman wearing a face mask to protect her from COVID-19. She is walking across a market.
As world leaders are traveling to Bali to meet at the Global Platform for DRR 2022 and discuss how to better prevent and reduce current and future risks, the UNU-EHS and UNDRR have launched the new report “Rethinking Risks in Times of COVID-19.”
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This contributing paper examines access to emergency and related information during the COVID-19 pandemic as a crucial human security issue. 
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This contributing paper examines the complexity and challenges associated with climate change and systemic risks, presents some systemic frameworks of mental health determinants, and provides an overview of the types of psychosocial impacts of disasters
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This paper summarises the Argonne National Laboratory research team’s efforts in conducting these assessments to support local public health interventions in the City of Chicago, and the potential applications for communities throughout the world. 
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This contributing paper aims to review the impact of drug addiction, domestic violence and suicide in Australia through the lens of disaster risk reduction.
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This contributing paper discusses the potential of the Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management (Health-EDRM) Framework in promoting synergies in pursing risk-resilient sustainable development pathways.
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This study uses a Lifeyears Index of disaster damage to assess the costs of the COVID-19 pandemic across countries against the costs of all other disasters that have occurred in all countries in the past 20 years.
Cover image of Spotlighting the Innovative Experiences of Cities in Action for COVID-19 Responses (UNOSSC-UNDRR, 2022)
Spotlighting the Innovative Experiences of Cities in Action for COVID-19 Responses (UNOSSC-UNDRR, 2022) is a knowledge product on the experiences of provinces, cities, districts, and communities of the Global South responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This image shows students wearing masks and a motorcycle driving through flooded streets.
In an increasingly interconnected world, shocks are felt across sectors, borders and scales, revealing the systemic nature of risks. This holds true for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, for the effects of climate change, and also of newly emerging crises