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Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 201: Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) and Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR) Guide

Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 201, Third Edition provides guidance for conducting the three-step process for a Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) and the three-step process for a Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR), formerly State Preparedness Report. CPG 201, Third Edition includes both the THIRA and SPR because they are interconnected processes that, together, communities use to evaluate their preparedness.

All types of communities can complete the THIRA/SPR as a way to better understand the risks they face and make important decisions on how to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risks.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfComprehensive Preparedness Guide 201, Third Edition

Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 201, Third Edition provides guidance for conducting a Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) and Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR), formerly State Preparedness Report. The First Edition of CPG 201 presented the basic steps of the THIRA process. Specifically, the First Edition described a standard process for identifying community-specific threats and hazards and setting targets for each core capability identified in the National Preparedness Goal. The Second Edition expanded the THIRA process, streamlined the number of steps in the process, and provided additional examples of how to develop a THIRA assessment.

CPG 201, Third Edition expands to include both the THIRA and SPR because they are interconnected processes that, together, communities use to evaluate their preparedness. This Edition also introduces updates to both methodologies. The updated THIRA adopts standardized language to describe impacts and targets and allows communities to collect more specific, quantitative information while also providing important context. Where appropriate, this Edition highlights key changes from previous editions of CPG 201. This Third Edition supersedes the Second Edition of CPG 201.

2.28MMay 29, 2018