Emergency and Humanitarian Action
“The goal of the EHA Programme is to reduce the health consequences of emergencies, disasters, crisis and conflicts, and to minimize their social and economic impact.”
- WHO Western Pacific Region -
Through a concerted effort across the WHO, the Emergency and Humanitarian Action (EHA) programme aims to increase the capacity and self-reliance of countries through:
- disaster risk reduction;
- health sector emergency preparedness;
- mitigation of health consequences in times of emergencies; and
- creation of a synergy between emergency action and sustainable development.