On crisis management improvement and development of other national resilience components in the context of the COVID-19 pandemia

The situation with COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has revealed low preparedness of many countries to respond to the threat of a large-scale pandemic, proved the shortcomings in the national crisis management systems, as well as the existence of significant vulnerabilities in various fields (first of all, health, biosecurity, economy, etc.). Hence the urgency of the national resilience building and its support systems enhancement, bearing in mind that the primary purpose is to shape the ability of society and the State to withstand threats of various origins, to adapt to rapid changes in the security environment and to maintain sustainable functioning, and to recover quickly to a desired equilibrium state from the crisis (at the previous or new level).

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