Challenges in Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Asia
Brief Outline of Countermeasures in ADRC Member Countries
COVID-19 Countermeasures in ADRC Member Countries
(Desk Survey Based Online Resources, as of 20 May 2020)
- Summary of the Types of Countermeasure (containment, mitigation, economic support), Information Sites of Health Sector, Role of DRM Agencies and Mobile Application Information
Reports of the ADRC Member Countries
Report of the Philippines and Japan (as of 16 April 2020)
- The Philippines adopted a more ‘authoritarian approach, including giving extra powers to the President and excessive use of force with the mobilization of military and police.
- The government of Japan adopted more democratic approach, which did not impose mandatory restrictions and calls on people to support and recognize their 'individual responsibility’.
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