During the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, natural hazards increased disaster risk in countries already managing the outbreak. These resources explore the interlinkages between these hazards and the COVID-19 pandemic.
This study draws lessons on how individual hurricane preparedness is influenced by the additional risk from a pandemic, which turns out as a combination of perceptions of flood and pandemic risks that have opposite effects on preparedness behavior.
The paper provides additional context on COVID-19-related effects on local and regional economies and food supply chains. It also covers how the locust invasion has created “crisis within a crisis” in the surveyed province.
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