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WHO/UNHCR issue new guide on mental health in humanitarian emergencies

Close to 80 million people are currently impacted by humanitarian emergencies

Témoignages.re / 6 May 2015

Worldwide close to 80 million people are currently impacted by humanitarian emergencies arising from natural disasters and armed conflicts, such as those in the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, and more recently, Nepal. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 5% to 10% of these people suffer from a mental health condition such as depression as a result of the emergency.

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