Noncommunicable Diseases in Emergencies
World Health Organization, UN Interagency Task Force on NCDs. (2016). Noncommunicable Diseases in Emergencies.
This brief is intended primarily for emergency planners, emergency professionals, and policy makers tasked with emergency preparedness and response. It provides an overview of the impact of emergencies on people with noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and describes the minimum standard and emergency actions to be adopted in relation to NCD emergencies.