Covid-19 and terrorism in 2020
The Terrorism Threat & Mitigation Report 2019 provides an overview of significant acts of terrorism during the year.

COVID19 and terrorism: assessing the short-and long-term impacts

Andrew Silke, Pool Re and Cranfield University’s Professor of Terrorism Risk Management and Resilience assesses, in the attached report, the short and long term impacts and potential consequences of Covid 19 on terrorist actors, target types and methodologies.  This article is very timely and worth digesting at a time when we are quite rightly focussed on the near-term issues and human and economic devastation being caused by this global pandemic. However, Pool Re’s core purpose remains the provision of terrorism reinsurance and we need to continue to understand the contemporary terrorist threats as well as horizon scan the future landscape.  Pool Re’s strategic relationship with Cranfield University underpins the importance we attach to collaborating with academia in understanding and mitigating against catastrophic perils.

Read the full report here:


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