As a contribution to the United Nations/International Strategy for Disaster Reduction’s World Disaster Reduction Campaign 2008-2009, PAHO/WHO has launched a new website devoted to the theme “Hospitals Safe from Disasters.” WHO and PAHO are key technical partners on the Campaign, which aims to reduce the vulnerability of health facilities to disasters. The new website——contains details on the launch of the campaign, distribution of promotional materials, the hospital safety index, PAHO/WHO publications related to the subject of safe hospitals, news items, and a photo gallery. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.