Briefing Series

Preparedness support is first and foremost a means by which we in the aid industry can help physically prepare our local counterparts and communities today for the violence they will face after becoming separated from us tomorrow. 


It is far too neglected a fact, however, that local capacity for self-preservation can also be the common denominator for better outcomes in many other fields.  This is important in and of itself.  Yet it also logically argues for deeper collaboration between aid agencies and these other endeavors, each with their comparative advantages, for the common benefit of civilians in harm’s way.

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