List of Useful Websites for Influenza Pandemic Preparedness in Business Sector

I. Produced by International Organizations

World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO global influenza preparedness plan

WHO checklist for influenza pandemic preparedness planning

Current WHO phase of pandemic alert

Ten things you need to know about pandemic influenza

WHO recommendations relating to travelers coming from and going to countries experiencing outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza

WHO Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network

WHO Alert and Response Operations

WHO Biorisk Reduction

WHO Travel and Transport Under the International Health Regulations

World Bank


Avian Influenza Trust Fund

Enhancing Control of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Developing Countries Through Compensation: Issues and Good Practice

Evaluating the Economic Consequences of Avian Influenza

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

Guidelines for States Concerning the Management of Communicable Disease Posing a Serious Public Health Risk

International Air Transport Association (IATA)


Emergency Response Plan PDF Document: A Template for Air Carriers

UN World Tourism Organization (WTO)


Key Facts About Avian Flu (Official Statements)

Daily Bulletin

Avian Flu Global Impact Map

Avian Flu Preparedness: Guidance for the Tourism Sector

Tourism Emergency Response Network (TERN)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Preparations for an Avian Flu Pandemic: Distillation of Common Elements in Business Continuity Planning for Financial Systems (Attachment)


International Labour Organization (ILO)


Training materials to promote safer practices at the workplace


II. Produced by Governments


Business Continuity Guide for Australian Business (Dept of Industry, Tourism and Resources)

Kit for Small Businesses (Dept of Industry, Tourism and Resources)



Pandemic Planning at Work (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety)

Business Continuity Plan (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety)

Pandemic Influenza Business Checklist ( Alberta )

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Guideline for Manitoba Business ( Manitoba )

Hong Kong China


Influenza pandemic preparedness kit (Center for Health Protection)

Supervisory Policy Manual: Business Continuity Planning ( Hong Kong Monetary Authority)



Pandemic Influenza Guideline for Employees and Workplace (in Japanese) (proposed revised version)

BCP Guideline by Cabinet Office (in Japanese)

Information on the METI Pandemic Influenza Taskforce (provisional title) (in Japanese)


Institutional Preparedness (in Spanish)

New Zealand

Influenza Pandemic Planning Information for Business Continuity (Ministry of Economic Development)

Information Kit for Infrastructure Providers (Ministry of Economic Development)


Flu Pandemic Business Continuity Guide for SMEs


Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Planning for Business Sector (in Thai)


Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

Pandemic Preparedness Planning for US Businesses with Overseas Operations



Long-Term Care and Other Residential Facilities Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

Health Insurer Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

Travel Industry Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist

Guidelines and Recommendations: Interim Guidance for Airline Flight Crews and Persons Meeting Passengers Arriving from Areas with Avian Influenza

Guidance on preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic (Dept of Labor)

Guidance for Protecting Employees Against Avian Flu (Dept of Labor)

Pandemic Flu Planning: Aviation, Motor, Maritime, Mass, Railroad (Dept of Transportation)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): Protecting Your Business

Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Business Continuity Planning booklet



III. Produced by Business groups, Private Companies and Academia

US Chamber of Commerce: Pandemic Planning

Business Round Table Pandemic Flu Preparedness Recommendations

Fluwikie Influenza: Generic Pandemic Preparedness Plan for Your Company

Business Planning, Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy Academic Health Center (CIDRAP), University of Minnesota

Pandemic Influenza Information Site for Workplace and Workforce Planning, Occupational Health Disaster Expert Network (OHDEN)

Preparing Employers for an Avian Flu Pandemic (Mercer, Marsh, Kroll, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman)

Pandemic Preparedness Survey (Marsh's Risk Consulting Practice and Kroll Inc.)

Spreadsheet for auditing your plan (Fluready)

Pandemic 101

International SOS

Business Continuity Institute

The BCI Good Practice Guidelines

The Continuity Forum

Saskatchewan Research Council

Disaster Recovery Journal

Rothstein Associate Inc.

Association of Contingency Planners (ACP)

Harvard School of Public Health: Division of Public Health Practice

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Avian Influenza Information