03 February 2020 – State of emergency declared

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte

Overview: Italy declares state of emergency
Full details here: https://www.gazzettaufficiale.it/eli/id/2020/02/01/20A00737/sg

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat to the country
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Based on the advice from the Italian Ministry of Health and the WHO