Risk and vulnerability analysis

The Governor of Svalbard has prepared a risk and vulnerability analysis for Svalbard. The document highlights a selection of risk areas within the main categories of natural events, major accidents and serious intentional acts.

Published 6/24/2019

The purpose of the analysis is to identify risks, highlight vulnerabilities in the capabilities of The Governor and other local emergency response services and propose measures that reduce risk and vulnerability.

The analysis is conducted in cooperation with the local emergency response services in Svalbard. The document forms the basis for the revision and further development of a comprehensive contingency plan. The Governor will continue cooperating closely with local emergency response services and national authorities to develop the emergency preparedness system in Svalbard.