Preparations for the event of severe shortages in the energy sector are part of the core task of National Economic Supply. Here you will find information on the current situation for the various energy sources in Switzerland and on the measures that have been put in place to deal with shortages.
Despite the current challenges of e.g. the war in Ukraine and climate change, the Swiss food sector is relatively resilient. This is the conclusion of this year's food security report by Agroscope on behalf of the Swiss Federal Office for National Economic Supply.
The pandemic has shown how important it is to be prepared for disasters. The UN Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on 13 October aims to raise awareness of this. Resilience is also central to a country's economic supply system. And everyone can do their bit, for example by keeping emergency supplies and knowing how to cook without electricity.