Multiple and overlapping disaster and crises are demonstrating the need for adaptability and flexibility of national disaster risk management (DRM) systems. Here are five ideas to consider when…

Jian Vun, Jolanta Kryspin-Watson |

2020年5月初以来,东亚和太平洋地区(EAP)很多国家开展了高频次住户电话调查,目的在于监测新冠危机造成的社会经济影响,为制定应对该危机的政策措施提供依据。尽管国别分析结果现已公布,但从地区角度审视各国的共同之处应有所助益。

Lydia (Ypsse) Kim, Maria Ana Lugo, Ikuko Uochi |

Since early May 2020, many countries in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have conducted high-frequency household phone surveys to monitor the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 and to inform…

Lydia (Ypsse) Kim, Maria Ana Lugo, Ikuko Uochi |

According to the World Bank’s latest economic update titled “What will be the new normal for Vietnam: the economic impact of COVID-19,” Vietnam is nonetheless in a good position to escape the…

Jacques Morisset |

Như đã nêu trong báo cáo cập nhật kinh tế gần đây nhất của Ngân hàng Thế giới vào với tựa đề Trạng thái bình thường mới ở Việt Nam sẽ ra sao? Tác động kinh tế của COVID-19, Việt Nam dù sao cũng ở…

Jacques Morisset |

What can other countries learn from Korea?  The importance of a strong geospatial data infrastructure and an open platform cannot be overstated. While apps and advanced algorithms are valuable, a…

Mika-Petteri Torhonen, Sarah Elizabeth Antos, Dongkyu Kwak, Alvaro Federico Barra |

Việt Nam đã nhanh chóng triển khai hàng loạt các biện pháp quyết liệt và là một trong số ít những quốc gia đang kiểm soát dịch bệnh khá hiệu quả. Đến nay Việt Nam chưa ghi nhận trường hợp tử vong…

Ousmane Dione |

Vietnam took quick and decisive actions and is one of the few countries so far that has coped with the situation relatively well. There have been no COVID-related deaths and, as of April 14, only…

Ousmane Dione |

The Republic of Korea was one of the first countries to tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Facing a rapid, exponential increase in infections after the first positive case was identified on January 20,…

Dawoon Chung, Hoon Sahib Soh |

韩国是首批采取行动应对新冠肺炎(COVID-19)危机的首批国家之一。面对1月20日发现首例确认病例后感染病例的快速、指数级增加,韩国果断采取行动遏制新冠病毒传播。

Dawoon Chung, Hoon Sahib Soh |