Posts Tagged ‘contingency planning’

Editor’s view: Report highlights need for imaginative assessment of risk and consequences

“HILP events” may sound like jargon or academic speak, but it encapsulates an important security concept: in addition to planning for the ordinary, you must also take account of the extraordinary. In its report, Preparing for High-impact, Low-probability Events: Lessons from Eyjafjallajökull, Chatham House has issued a timely reminder of the dangers of complacency. Those…

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