RM Strategy - Pandemics?

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euansyme3196
RM Strategy - Pandemics?

I hope this reaches everyone safe and well. I am in the midst of giving our RM strategy it's bi-annual refresher and was wondering if anyone had included pandemics in theirs? If so was there specific mention of Covid-19? I am finding including such challenging as the situation is still fluid and therefore difficult to generalise. Could I ask for feedback either way please to get a general feel of where it sits strategy-wise, control measures, etc? Thank you.

Euan Syme - East Ayrshire Council

hughcoyle3231
We have a section on COVID-19

We have a section on COVID-19 Resilience Risks - in relation to recovery and business continuity aspects;

But mainly, the impacts are captured within the Latest Notes section on existing risks - and it's been cross-referenced to external sources eg Audit Scotland's recent assessment of COVID risks.

hughcoyle3231
Sorry, in answer to your

Sorry, in answer to your specific question.

No, we don't specifically record Pandemics .

As well as capturing the COVID impacts on all relevant corporate risks; we have a broad risk of Resilience: Emergency Planning - this makes a cross-reference to the Regional Resiliecornce Partnership's Risk Preparedness Assessment (Community / National Emergencies). This risk was already listed before COVID-19, but now, we are introducing reviews / deep dives of 'sub risk registers' because they get overlooked in the wider risk register.

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