Arctic Indigenous people have in the past suffered disproportionaly from pandemics, such as the "Spanish flu". COVID-19 affects the Arctic differently than other parts of the world due to its specific characteristics, which can aggravate the pandemic's impacts.
This infographic will show which aspects COVID-19 affects, how it plays out in the different Arctic states/regions and their responses, as well as the impact on Indigenous communities and potential best practices.
TAI envisions a world in which the Arctic’s diverse and complex sources of insecurity are identified, understood, and innovatively resolved. We hope to achieve this by informing Arctic policy across the circumpolar region through objective, multidisciplinary, and innovative social science research. We do this through publishing high-quality, open access research on a range of issues relating to security in the High North; providing innovative policy analysis and recommendations to policymakers a
The Arctic Institute is an independent international institute dedicated to research of and engagement in the many dimensions of Arctic insecurity. Established in 2011, TAI provides data, analysis, and recommendations to policymakers, researchers, media, and the interested public. Based in Washington, DC, TAI’s network of research associates extends across North America, Scandinavia, and the European Union.