International Symposium on Disaster Medical and Public Health Management: Review of Hyogo Framework

Metin Demir, Bealding Charles, Riley Kevin

Abstract


 The world is now facing to the increased impacts of emergencies and disasters caused by natural and man-made hazards. United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UN-ISDR) will revise the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) that was approved by 168 member states in 2005 for more efficient disaster risk reduction in the 3rd World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai 2015. “Safe Hospital†is the only word about health in the current HFA. The aim of this symposium is to identify the current gaps and proposals under the health aspect from the view-point of health professionals and to make formatted consultative themes to HFA2 through five workshops and plenary discussion.


Keywords


Disaster Medicine, Disaster Risk Reduction, Hyogo Framework of Action, 3rd World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction

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