Incorporating Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Resilience in Commitments

As the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates, every country is vulnerable to some form of crisis and, often, many simultaneous crises. The impact of natural disasters, climate change, conflict, and infectious disease outbreaks on health and societal well-being depends on how countries and communities prepare for and respond to emergencies. We encourage governments to consider incorporating the following best practices in commitments to improve access to voluntary family planning during crises: