Humanitarian Health Action

Emergency Response Framework (ERF)


Publication details

Number of pages: 68
Publication date: 2017
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 151229 9



The purpose of this Emergency Response Framework (ERF) is to clarify WHO’s roles and responsibilities in this regard and to provide a common approach for its work in emergencies. Ultimately, the ERF requires WHO to act with urgency and predictability to best serve and be accountable to populations affected by emergencies. This is the second edition for the ERF.