IAEM Global COVID-19 Resources & News

IAEM Global COVID-19 Resources & News

IAEM and Partners Resources

IAEM-USA Disaster Recovery & Finance Caucus Webinars: COVID-19 Cost Recovery - Download handout.

IAEM-Canada Webinar on "Pandemic Risk Communication & Business Continuity Planning" was held on Mar. 19, 2020View recording

FEMA PrepTalks Partners with IAEM on PrepTalks. Here are two talks on the topic of pandemics:

  • PrepTalks: John M. Barry "The Next Pandemic: Lessons from History"
  • PrepTalks: John M. Barry "The Next Pandemic: Lessons from History" Audience Q&A

Novel Coronavirus Hotspot Illness Radar. Created by IAEM member Eric Kant, Kant Consulting Group, with capability donated by Sitscape, Sickweather and SABER, in partnership with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the National Emergency Management Association, and UCF Mixed Emerging Technology Integration LabDaily visitors are 35,000+.

  • The portal is updated regularly with the latest trending illnesses and information relative to the COVID-19 outbreak, including a real-time illness monitor; COVID-19 FAQ, which charts cases; and COVID-19 GIS Hub.World Health Organization (WHO). The portal is already on Version 3.0. 
  • Thanks to SABER who added some new data fields, the portal has a fully interactive page. Click on any element, chart, graph to sort or filter all three data sources. 
  • A short video tutorial demonstrates how the site provides value to users. 
  • Questions about the portal may be directed to UnitifedPortal@TrustedOps.com.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

World Health Organization (WHO)

Scams Related to COVID-19

  • Fake Online Coronavirus Map Delivers Well-known Malware (Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center, Mar. 16, 2020). A malicious website pretending to be the live map for Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins University is circulating on the internet waiting for unwitting internet users to visit the website. Visiting the website infects the user with the AZORult trojan, an information stealing program which can exfiltrate a variety of sensitive data.

News and Resources by Geographic Region




Australia, New Zealand, and all Pacific islands and nations (excluding U.S. territories)

  • Australia COVID-19 National Health Plan (Australian Government, Mar. 12, 2020) A downloadable fact sheet about the Australian government's response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Australian COVID-19 Health Alerts (Australian Government, Mar. 12, 2020) This alert is updated daily with the latest medical advice and official reports.
  • New Zealand COVID-19 Situation Updates (New Zealand Ministry of Health, Mar. 12, 2020) This web page has links to the latest updates, information, and advice on the COVID-19 outbreak in New Zealand (including advice to the public; advice to health professionals and other specific groups; and informational resources, such as fact sheets and social media links).




Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan), Mongolia, Korea (north and south), Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia


  • European Union Response to COVID-19 (EU website, Mar. 12, 2020) This web page includes links to situation updates, statistics, general information, and roles and responsibilities.
  • WHO/Europe: COVID-19 (WHO/Europe website, Mar. 12, 2020) This web page includes links to situation updates, information about the virus, training courses, multimedia, infographics, technical guidance, and more.
  • United Kingdom (UK) Government Response to COVID-19 (UK Government, Mar. 12, 2020) This page includes links to: situation updates; advice and guidance for the public; guidance for employers and businesses; guidance for health professionals and other organizations; guidance for UK businesses; travel advisories; and immigration guidance. 


Latin America