The availability of food remains stable worldwide. Nevertheless, Switzerland's food security is facing challenges: Agricultural land is declining, extreme weather events are increasing and the pressure of pests is rising.
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.
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.