The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of being prepared for so called ‘black sky’ events that disrupt infrastructure on a global scale. EARTH EX is a simulated exercise that gives you the opportunity to test your readiness for such events.
Organisations and individuals are often unprepared for extended power failures. Now they can test these scenarios by participating in the EARTH EX black sky simulation. Xavi Aldea explains why this matters and how it can help to better prepare for resilience.
“This year we put you in the decision-making seat – you have to choose what to do, and then follow that path. It’s going to be a very unique environment to work through.”
John Heltzel wants you – and your organisation – to join EARTH EX 2019 to test your resilience to a ‘black sky’ event. His experiences leading emergency response motivated him to help others become more prepared.
Highlights of Cape Town: Day Zero captured. Testing your resilience to black skies. And looking forward as the water community gathers in Stockholm.
The all sector global resilience exercise EARTH EX starts on 21 August 2019, register now to prepare your organisation and your family for a ‘black sky’ event.
The Resilience Shift’s Savina Carluccio participated in the UCL IRDR 9th Annual Conference that brought together a wide range of experts for a day of thought-provoking discussions.
Related to our work on tools and approaches, we want to understand where city scale models fit in to changing resilience in practice, and what the gaps are between theory […]