From the zoonotic origin of the disease to its widespread impact in all sectors, the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates the systemic nature of risk, calling for a whole of society approach to mitigate and respond.
This paper aims to promote learning emerging from the early policy response to the Covid-19 crisis on social protection crisis response effectiveness and on opportunities and risks for longer-term social protection strengthening. It centres on the
This policy report aims to adapt the nexus approach to the intersection of disasters and pandemics in the Asia-Pacific. While the region’s prior experience with SARS in 2003 had prepared countries somewhat, the scale of COVID-19 has dwarfed previous
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Nanyang Technological University
This volume collects 14 original chapters which analyse the new scenarios that could lie ahead in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis in an interdisciplinary context. The COVID-19 pandemic offers food for thought and an opportunity for humanities and
This SEI discussion brief provides insights about the impacts of the pandemic on those who are deaf, blind and deaf-blind living in four sub-Saharan African countries: Cameroon, Rwanda, South Africa and Zimbabwe. As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded in early
This supplement focuses on disasters triggered by natural hazards, explores the effects of COVID-19 and policy responses, and highlights lessons from across the region. Asia and the Pacific has seen tremendous economic and social progress since the 1960s