Partner Reports

The Defence contribution to resilience

The UK MOD has recently released the Joint Doctrine Publication (JDP) 02, UK Operations: The Defence Contribution to Resilience (4th Edition). As the Foreword makes clear, ‘Defence has a key… Read more

Put people first to get emergency response right

The Chief Executive of the British Red Cross, Mike Adamson, writes for the National Preparedness Commission about the importance of influencing the National Resilience Strategy and Civil Contingencies Act review…. Read more

Enhancing Defence’s Contribution to Societal Resilience in the UK

A report conducted by the Global Strategic Partnership (GSP) on behalf of the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC) within the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) was published on 21… Read more

Critical Capabilities: strengthening UK resilience

The National Preparedness Commission and the Royal Academy of Engineering share a concern to increase the UK’s resilience post-COVID.  This urgent mission was discussed at a joint roundtable on 22… Read more

Transitioning From Risk To Resilience

Covid-19 has shown that there are systemic risks that do not readily lend themselves to quantitative risk analysis. While a pandemic has been recorded on most professional risk registers for… Read more

Half of the National Risk Register is Missing

Suzanne Raine in a newsbrief published by RUSI says that “Half of the National Risk Register is missing” and argues that it should be much more than a list of… Read more

Risk management in the UK: What can we learn from COVID-19 and are we prepared for the next disaster?

It is important that governments use COVID-19 as an opportunity to learn in order to be able to protect citizens from future pandemics or other disasters. This paper assesses how… Read more