5.3. Determining priorities and decision-making

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The weaknesses encountered through the damage assessment and needs analysis are grouped in order of importance according to the magnitude of their repercussions on health. Subsequently, potential solutions are analyzed. Major problems that are easy to solve with available resources will receive priority for action, while smaller problems that are not likely to have a major impact or are unlikely to be resolved quickly will receive lower priority. Meanwhile, priority will be given to the mobilization of resources for problems that could lead to serious consequences, but are difficult or unlikely to solve with available resources—in other words, plans will be prepared and external resources sought.