Managing Complex Emergencies in Complex Times – Lessons from Japan

Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant 1975. Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan By Andrea Rezzonico Anticipating and preparing for complex and simultaneous emergencies is critical as we move further into the 21st century. The coming decades will be characterized…

On the Verge – Lessons from Japan’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (005)

In this episode, Christine Parthemore, the CEO of the Council on Strategic Risks, interviews Dr. Tomoya Saito, director of the Department of Health Crisis Management at Japan’s National Institute of Public Health. Dr. Saito is taking part in his country’s COVID-19…

Lessons from Japan’s Response to COVID-19, Part 2: A CSR Podcast Episode

By Christine Parthemore Sadly, the United States continues to lead the world in cases and mortality from COVID-19, with more than 7.8 million confirmed cases and more than 215,000 Americans dead. Japan continues to perform exceptionally well in keeping COVID-19…

Lessons from Japan on Battling COVID-19: A CSR Podcast Episode

By Christine Parthemore The United States has now tragically reached more than 210,000 people killed by COVID-19. These victims are among more than 7 million infected—including the President, many from the White House staff and Congress, and military leadership. Just…