Technical Note, Linking Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS): Practical Tools, Approaches and Case Studies

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The content of this publication was developed by the IASC Reference Group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings. The development of the publication was managed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and overseen by a thematic working group of member agencies of the Reference group, including CBM International (CBM), International Medical Corps (IMC), IsraAid, M.decins du Monde (MdM), MHPSS.net, the MHPSS Collaborative, Save the Children and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Through consultation and peer review processes, valuable inputs to this publication and the common framework were also received from IASC Reference Group agencies and from other agencies, including the Caribbean Development Bank (CBD), the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India (NIMHANS) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), as well as many individual practitioners, experts and academic partners.