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Ministries of health of the Americas seek to strengthen coordination of humanitarian assistance in emergencies and disasters

Representatives of ministries of health in the Americas adopted a plan of action to improve coordination of international humanitarian assistance during emergencies and disasters, in order to facilitate a timely, effective response and save lives.

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2011 Annual Report from the Area on Disaster Preparedness and Response

Following one of the most challenging and dramatic years for Latin America and the Caribbean in the area of disaster response and public health, 2011 appeared with a sigh of relief, allowing time to reinforce essential, ongoing recovery and response actions as well as look towards the future of disaster management in the Region. Although Member States were not free from emergencies, much progress was made in the area of preparedness, risk reduction and readiness and response. Download our interactive 2011 Annual Report for information on our activities in the past year. A standard PDF version is also available.

 

Annual Report 2010 Annexes

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 1/2

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 1/3

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 1/4

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 1/5

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 1/6

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 1/8

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 1/9

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 1/11

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 2/2

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 2/4

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 3/2

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 3/3

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 3/4

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 3/5

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 4/4

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 4/5

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 4/6

Annual Report 2010 - Annex 4/7

 

Ten Things to Remember about 2010

Disasters claimed the greatest number of lives worldwide in 2010—more than any other single-year period in the last several decades. In just Haiti alone, the death toll was estimated at 230,000, although the actual number may never be known. The variety, frequency and complexity of these events will continue to increase, as we live in a more sophisticated and interdependent world, and countries must prepare for this. This is just one of the things to remember about 2010.

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Annual Report 2009 Annexes

Annual Report 2009 - Annex 1 

Annual Report 2009 - Annex 2 

Annual Report 2009 - Annex 3 

Annual Report 2009 - Annex 11 

Annual Report 2009 - Annex 12 

 


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