EFDRR – COVID-19 and Systemic Risk
11:45 - 13:15 CET
- Portugal & virtual
Philip Ward took part in a panel discussion at the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) discussing systemic risk and links between COVID-19, climate change, and disaster risk (reduction).
Specific questions addressed were:
- Why does understanding the nature of systemic risk matter in the midst of COVID-19?;
- What needs to change so that institutions can govern systemic risk?;
- What are the best practices in national and local different sectors experiences, which demonstrate integrated pandemic and DRR preparedness and planning?;
- What lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic can we take to prepare for and mitigate the impacts of climate change?