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.
The experiences of incarcerated people in Texas prisons, vulnerable to heat-related illnesses, illuminate systemic issues and patterns across units and expand the understanding of heat-related illness and death as an ongoing but preventable disaster.
This study explores the potential impacts of compounding risk between natural hazards and infectious disease outbreaks such as the recent COVID-19 pandemic in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) region.
The purpose of this article is to describe the chronology, responses to, and impacts of the recent desert locust episode in Pakistan, including risks to food security and possible approaches for preventing future desert locust incursions.
This study investigated the impact of COVID-19 on disaster recovery from various types of hazards, with regard to preparedness, evacuation, early recovery, awareness and knowledge of different types of hazards.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
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.