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


Severed ties: how cutting internet cables hurts local everyday life and global geopolitical relationships

In this article Liane Hartley, NPC Consultant explores the questions raised about the physical resilience of the internet following a well organised and targeted attack on critical long-distance internet cables… Read more

New research finds that stronger democracies have seen fewer excess deaths during Covid-19

A recent study by UCL researchers explored the link between the strength of democratic governance and excess Covid-19 death rates across countries. The study found that, generally, countries with stronger democratic… Read more

The Race to Resilience in the UK

In this article, Emma Howard Boyd, Chair, Environment Agency talks about the need for our infrastructure to be more resilient if we are to avoid financial as well as climate… Read more