Disasters and acute serious incidents are inevitable, can occur anywhere and at any time and affect public health. This fact has not least been illustrated by the ongoing pandemic of Covid-19. A new book publishes new insights on the management of health crisis and acute serious incidents from a public health perspective. Amir Khorram-Manesh, associate professor and adjunct university lecturer at the Department of Clinical Sciences, is one of the editors of the book, which is aimed at anyone with an interest in disasters and emergencies in public health. The book’s title is “Emergencies and Public Health Crisis Management-Current Perspectives on Risks and Multiagency Collaboration“, and includes authors from different parts of the world.