The mission of the National Preparedness Commission is to promote better preparedness for a major crisis or incident.
International Models of Emergency Management Involving Civil Society
The National Preparedness Commission commissioned an 18 month research programme entitled ‘Towards a Resilient Democracy’, funded by the JRSST Charitable Trust. The fourth in a series of reports by Dr… Read more
British Red Cross Research on Flooding in the UK
Imagine a nation that is perfectly prepared for flooding. What does the social contract between government and citizen look like in this scenario? Broadly, we might imagine that on one… Read more
Preparedness efforts for health threats: the gap between detection and action
The World Health Organisation (WHO) was highly criticised for its delay in declaring Covid-19 as a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) via social media and a public investigation,… Read more