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Dr Simos Chari,Duncan Shaw, Professor of Operational Research and Critical Systems at Alliance Manchester Business School, Dr Kathy Oldham OBE, Chief Resilience Officer for Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Andy Wright, former Chief Executive at Braintree District Council and Issa Kassis, the Mayor of Ramallah.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

The quicker decision-making and transformative change seen across the public sector in the wake of Covid-19 needs to be harnessed for the future.

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

Research conducted at AMBS into mobilising spontaneous volunteers has significantly informed and improved responses to UK and international emergencies, including COVID-19.

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Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The Manchester Briefing (TMB) has been “substantially impactful” to its intended audience according to a major evaluation study.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022

By reflecting on their response to COVID-19, organisations can identify those strategies that were most effective, helping to inform how we should react to future crises.

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Friday, April 1, 2022

The impacts of a major emergency can be intense and far-reaching for communities. Yet thinking about recovery needs to start before a crisis happens by preparing general plans which are then tailored to the specific conditions encountered so that recovery activities can begin quickly and at scale.

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