Epidemic & Pandemic

Beth Allen - UNDP Boukje Kistemake - UNDP
This blog reflects on the implications of structural inequalities for early warning, and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the affordability of early action for all.
Sára Csapó - UNDP Giordano Margaglio - UNDP
This blog story presents a scenario in which early warning systems become the path to preparedness for the next pandemic.
Group of hands on top of each other
It has become very clear over the last twelve months that international cooperation to developing countries is not keeping pace with the rise in extreme weather events and the tragic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
HLP Panel on Covid19
UNDRR chief, Mami Mizutori, this week expressed her belief that the COVID-19 Scenarios Project spearheaded by the International Science Council (ISC) “will make a major contribution to guiding governments and policymakers along an effective pathway
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Crowd surgical mask to prevent COVID-19 transmission
The virus can probably never be globally eradicated, because of its presence in many animals (including cats and dogs) and because of incomplete vaccine coverage.
International Science Council