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National Risk and Capability Assessment

This page provides information about the National Risk and Capability Assessment.

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About the National Risk and Capability Assessment

The National Risk and Capability Assessment (NRCA) is a suite of assessment products that measures risk and capability across the nation in a standardized and coordinated process. When analyzed together, these products will better measure national risks, capabilities, and gaps. The results will be reported in future National Preparedness Reports. The NRCA includes the following components:

  • Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA): All levels of government use the THIRA process to identify and assess threats and hazards of concern. Through the THIRA process, communities also establish capability targets to convert the likely impacts of events into goals for community capability.
  • Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR): The SPR enables communities to measure their current capabilities. The SPR process helps all levels of government to identify the current gaps that are preventing them from reaching their capability targets and develop strategies to close those gaps.
  • National Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (National THIRA): The National THIRA assesses the impacts of catastrophic threats and hazards to the Nation and establishes national capability targets to manage them. The National THIRA follows the same three-step THIRA process that state, territorial, urban area, and tribal governments use.
  • National Stakeholder Preparedness Review (National SPR): The National SPR (in development) will use the National THIRA targets to assess national capabilities and gaps.

 

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07/25/2019 - 09:36