Title: INFORM Covid-19 Risk Index
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2020
JRC N°: JRC120799
ISBN: 978-92-76-19203-9 (online),978-92-76-19204-6 (print)
ISSN: 1831-9424 (online),1018-5593 (print)
Other Identifiers: EUR 30240 EN
OP KJ-NA-30240-EN-N (online),KJ-NA-30240-EN-C (print)
URI: https://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC120799
DOI: 10.2760/596184
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: The INFORM COVID-19 Risk Index is an experimental adaptation of the INFORM Epidemic Risk Index and aims to identify: “countries at risk from health and humanitarian impacts of COVID-19 that could overwhelm current national response capacity, and therefore lead to a need for additional international assistance”. It can be used to support prioritization of preparedness and early response actions for the primary impacts of the pandemic, and identify countries where secondary impacts are likely to have the most critical humanitarian consequences. The main scope of the INFORM COVID-19 Risk Index is global and regional risk-informed resource allocation, i.e. where comparable understanding of countries’ risk is important. It cannot predict the impacts of the pandemic in individual countries.
JRC Directorate:Space, Security and Migration

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