Tags: health emergencies

Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change 2018

The 2018 report of The Lancet Countdown: ‘Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change’ shows concerning trends in health risks from heat and heatwaves, infectious diseases, and declining food security. ¬† Access to the reviews in English, French, Spanish and Mandarin. To download the complete report, infographics and other communication and policy resources access to …

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Comparative Review of the First Aid app

This report presents the key insights and findings from a Comparative review of the First Aid App funded by the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC). The study was led by Trilateral Research (TRI), with support from Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS), Utah State University (USU) and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). The …

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Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety

Emergency procedures and public information regarding extreme cold weather compiled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These guidelines have been developed for use in the United States, but may be relevant in other areas with similar climates. This resource includes preparing your home and vehicle, recognition …

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