Technical Information on Floods
For technical information on floods and its impact on health, please go to:
Guía para la vigilancia y control de la calidad del agua en situaciones de emergencia y desastre
. This publication highlights the main actions that should be taken for the monitoring of water quality for human consumption during emergencies and disaster situations in order to ensure safe water to affected population.
Vigilancia epidemiológica sanitaria en situaciones de desastre: Guía para el nivel local
. This guide focuses on key health information, strategies and data collection tools to facilitate the management of local health actors and generate better results in disaster management.
Hospitales seguros ante inundaciones
. Analyzes the most common effects of floods on health services and provides technical recommendations to incorporate prevention and mitigation measures against the effects of flooding in health facilities.