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Communicating Effectively with the Public During a Crisis: A Literature Review

As part of a body of research funded by JRSS Charitable Trust, researchers at Alliance Manchester Business School and the National Consortium for Societal Resilience [UK+] have carried out a… Read more

The Role of Industry in Sweden’s Total Defence: Past, Present, and Future

In anticipation of an article to be published by NPC in early 2023, Par Malmberg, Chair, Swedish Government’s Inquiry into the Security of Supply, shares the article’s main themes on… Read more

The Thames Barrier as a case study in preparedness

Since 1982, partial protection against moderate to high levels of tidal flooding has been provided by the Thames Barrier at Greenwich. Flooding in central London is possible from a range… Read more

The Yarrow View

In this blog post Lord Toby Harris, Chair of the National Preparedness Commission, shares his thoughts on the news that plans to cope with power outages are being “stress tested”… Read more

The Community Response to Covid-19 in Dursley and Cam: A Case Study

In this case study, Stephen Dunmore, Chair of the Royal Voluntary Service, provides an insight into how the local community organisation and charity “GL11 Community Hub” led the local response… Read more

Launch of the UK Resilience Lessons

To mark the launch of the UK Resilience Lessons Digest this week, Lianna Roast, Resilience Knowledge Coordinator at the Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College, provides an overview of the context… Read more

Building workforce resilience in the NHS

With winter fast approaching, expectations of a new wave of Covid-19 coinciding with the annual ‘flu season, and pressures on the NHS making almost daily headlines; the question of preparedness… Read more

Are we finally seeing convergence on organisational resilience?

The British Standards Institution (BSI) and the Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College have officially launched a Code of Practice for organisational resilience today. To coincide with this, Rick Cudworth’s article… Read more

The Case for a New National Resilience Committee

On Liz Truss’ first full day as the new UK Prime Minister, work now begins on tackling a challenging in-tray, not least the cost of living and energy security crisis…. Read more

#30days30waysUK: September is “Preparedness Month”

Activities are taking place across the UK under the banner of #30days30waysUK to raise awareness of September as Preparedness Month. This initiative started life the US in 2010 when a… Read more