Assessing the Impact of COVID-19: Crisis Management and Resilience Planning

Despite significant efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, including travel bans, closure of businesses and working from home, a growing number of geographies, people and organizations have been affected by this human disaster. With the total number of people infected growing daily, COVID-19 has become a public health emergency of international concern and containment […]

Disaster and its Impact on Mental Health: A Narrative Review

Psychological Effects of Disaster Disasters and mental health are related to a large extent; the effects of disasters might have a negative impact on the affected population. Along with the social and economic losses, the individuals and communities experience a mental instability which might precipitate Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety and Depression in the […]

Effective Crisis Communications: The Silver Lining in Disaster Response Management

September 11, 2001, the United States of America (USA) and the world at large would be changed forever by this catastrophic event, which claimed the lives of 2,977 individuals.  While a plethora of media outlets raced to report on every single detail of this gruesome tragedy, internal communicators were scrambling to ensure that accurate information […]