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Floods in the WHO European Region: health effects and their prevention

Floods in the WHO European Region: health effects and their prevention
  • World Health Organization (WHO). May 2013
  • The purpose of this document is to assist Member States in better understanding the health risks of flooding and developing their own public health responses for flood prevention in the context of wider emergency planning. Its findings are based on a comprehensive review of the scientific literature, web-based governmental and nongovernmental reports and a survey conducted by the WHO Regional Office for Europe with the United Kingdom Health Protection Agency (HPA) between 2009 and 2011.
  • Geographical coverage: Europe
  • Main themes: Floods, Health
  • Main target audience: Governments, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Guidance
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Guidebook, Recommendations, Survey results
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Published in 2015