Pandemics can have devastating impacts upon people, businesses and communities. Pandemics can have high contagion and mortality rates, and can affect communities, to entire countries and regions. Pandemics can overwhelm medical infrastructures, and result in secondary risks such as fear, critical services and utility disruption, the lack of critical commodities, transport route and border closures and elevated crime rates and civil disorder. This mini brief is designed to quickly elevate the levels of staff knowledge and awareness on this threat area, and to provide simple and easy methods to confidentially prepare for, and effectively [self-help] respond to any emergency situation which may occur. PLEASE REMEMBER - Some modules offer language subtitles. Click the 'CC' button on the video player controls to select your language. WEAK INTERNET – If you have limited bandwidth, please ensure you select the lowest quality setting under the gear icon in the video player controls.