TorqAid produces a short (4 page) Summary Sheet on Covid-19, which is updated monthly (latest version July 2021). This includes details of key Australian government departments and global agencies involved in reporting on or combating this pandemic; a short overview on the progress being made; and short bibliography; and a selection of the latest BBC reports on Covid-19. A key reference in the bibliography is the May 2021 report by the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness & Response, entitled ‘Covid-19: Make it the Last Pandemic’. This report was presented to the World Health Assembly at the end of May, and their main diagram is illustrated here.Download
Covid-19 is covered in various sections of the online, accredited, Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) program – see below link.
- Module 1 (Key DRM diagrams & issues). This includes an introduction to Covid-19
- Module 3 (Risk Management). This includes csome key Covid-19 risk management strategies
- Module 4 (Complex emergencies/crises). This includes effects of Covid-19 on complex situations such as in the Yemen, or for the Rohingya in Bangladesh
- Module 5 (Climate Change & the Sustainable Development Goals). This includes effects of Covid-19 on achieving the intended outcomes of both Climate Change and the SDGs
Covid-19 is also one of the five topics covered in the Short Course (SC) training program. More specifically an evening seminar on SC3 (Covid-19 and risk management) is being held on Wednesday 15th September at 8pm (Melbourne time). See the link below for the SC program.Download