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World Health Organization (WHO) and InterAgency Standing Committee (IASC), Save the Children, et al. (2021)   C_WHO


Technical Note Recently, the approach to hazardous events has undergone a considerable shift, away from reactive activities focused on managing and responding to events and towards a more proactive process of emergency and disaster risk management (DRM). The ultimate goal of this shift in focus is to prevent new and reduce existing disaster risks, a process known as disaster risk reduction (DRR), while strengthening individual, community, societal and global resilience.

Resilience,  disasters,  Mental Health,  MHPSS,  psychosocial support,  Disaster risk reduction,