Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic


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.

The Bank supported the strengthening of the emergency preparedness and response protocols and capacity to include health emergencies.
World Bank, the
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As Brazil’s Amazon fire season approaches, residents and doctors fear smoke could drive a health emergency among people with breathing ability damaged by COVID-19.
Thomson Reuters Foundation,

This policy brief seeks to better understand the nexus between COVID-19, climate change/hurricane season and human mobility in the OECS region. The Eastern Caribbean region is currently faced with a dilemma: On the one hand, the region is struggling with

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Organization of Eastern Caribbean States
FAO to boost the food security and livelihoods of vulnerable communities in Africa and Latin America.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Mami Mizutori: Covax is making progress towards having 2 billion doses available by the end of 2021.
Times of India, the

This study employs a novel remote qualitativeresearch method in a conflict-affected setting to look at how some of the most at-risk internally displaced and hostpopulations were impacted by COVID-19, what determined their responses, and how this affected

Conflict and Health (BMC)