The mission of the National Preparedness Commission is to promote better preparedness for a major crisis or incident.


National Resilience: preparing for future challenges

At a speech at RUSI on 13 July, The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, Paymaster General, launched a call for evidence on a national resilience strategy. Ideas were invited from… Read more

Preparedness for food-supply shortages and scarcities

This article by Kate Cooper, Executive Director of the Birmingham Food Council and Visiting Professional Fellow at the CRISIS Centre at Aston University, asks if potential food shortages are a… Read more

If crisis or war comes

Ed Persson, an Executive Assistant with the Commission, has turn his knowledge of Sweden’s preparedness measures into lessons for the UK in an emergency. In 2018 the Swedish Civil Contingencies… Read more