After completing this activity, the student will be familiar with the UNISDR xxx and the central definitions within public health in emergencies.
Please visit the UNISDR disaster terminology page and answer the following quiz questions.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) maintains a webpage and publication with definitions of disaster-related terms. UNISDR has developed these basic definitions “to promote a common understanding on the subject for use by the public, authorities and practitioners”.
UNISDR’s mandate is to serve as the focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster risk reduction.