A man wearing a face mask walks along Hua Hin beach in Thailand. Covid-19 is expected to cost the global economy US$20 trillion or more. Photo: AFP A man wearing a face mask walks along Hua Hin beach in Thailand. Covid-19 is expected to cost the global economy US$20 trillion or more. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask walks along Hua Hin beach in Thailand. Covid-19 is expected to cost the global economy US$20 trillion or more. Photo: AFP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Could the US election be the world’s ticket to better disaster preparedness?

  • The world has been woefully unprepared for the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as weather tragedies related to climate change. The right man in the White House could change things for the better

A man wearing a face mask walks along Hua Hin beach in Thailand. Covid-19 is expected to cost the global economy US$20 trillion or more. Photo: AFP A man wearing a face mask walks along Hua Hin beach in Thailand. Covid-19 is expected to cost the global economy US$20 trillion or more. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask walks along Hua Hin beach in Thailand. Covid-19 is expected to cost the global economy US$20 trillion or more. Photo: AFP
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