Fact sheet on the SDGs: Health emergency risk management (2019)

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The world faces a broad range of emergencies that can have extensive humanitarian, economic, social and environmental impacts. Heath emergency management is wide-ranging and is addressed by several SDGs. The management of health risks posed by emergencies and disasters requires a combination prevention, preparedness, response and recovery measures. This fact sheet includes facts and figures, outlines the challenges, charts indicators of progress and shares commitments made by Member States to tackle this issue.