COVID-19 pandemic, global spread, issues, and challenges

Indrajit Pal, Ganesh Dhungana, Rajib Shaw

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COVID-19 pandemic undoubtedly has a long-term implication for various aspects of governance. The coupled impacts of COVID-19 pandemic and natural hazards in global perspectives provided the opportunities to researchers, academicians, decision-makers, and practitioners to opening up new research avenues and policy requirements. Integrated assessment to quantify the societal consequences of the pandemic is the need of the hour to develop a comprehensive global response and recovery plan to regain the unprecedented impacts to global governance. The book is an attempt to conduct the assessment for regaining global phenomena; it is important to understand the cutting-edge vulnerability and deprivation to address inequalities between countries and shifting modality in risk governance. The case studies of COVID-19 pandemic impacts, governance, and consequences have been analyzed from various perspectives at the local, national, and regional levels.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPandemic Risk, Response, and Resilience
Subtitle of host publicationCOVID-19 Responses in Cities around the World
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9780323992770
ISBN (Print)9780323994361
Publication statusPublished - 2022 Jan 1


  • COVID-19
  • Disaster
  • Global governance
  • Multihazards
  • Pandemic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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