Emergencies: The Great Self-Deception

Emergencies: The Great Self-Deception


In the context of Norwegian emergency preparedness, self-deception lies in the fact that the armed forces can sometimes appear as Tordenskold soldiers in that we think the armed forces are larger than they are, with more personnel and equipment than they are.

May Suffer: The willingness and ability to deal with crises can suffer from success stories. The columnist writes that there is a risk that both actors in civil emergency preparedness and civil society in general prepare very poor emergency preparedness in a normal situation, believing that the armed forces can help anywhere and at any time. Here from Rygge Airport. Photo: Håkon Mosvold Larsen / NTB
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