WHO Briefing note on psychosocial / mental health assistance to the tsunami-affected region
WHO Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
4 February 2005
Through the years, WHO and its staff have accumulated experience and knowledge on post-disaster activities. We have published a number of documents that summarize our advice, which is based on experience and the scientific literature. These documents are applicable to a variety of crises, whether caused by natural disaster or conflict.