Emergencies

WHO Humanitarian Response Plans 2017

At the start of 2017, over 130 million people were affected by humanitarian crises. These crises include disease outbreaks, natural disasters and conflict. The crises in each of the countries listed below have had an impact on the delivery of health services, leaving already vulnerable populations even more at risk.

Click on the countries and regions below for an overview of the situation, WHO’s plans to address the health aspects of the crisis, and the funds that will be required to do so. WHO plans form part of the overall humanitarian response plans developed by partners in the wider humanitarian response.