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Qualitative risk assessments

When Defra is officially notified of a new disease incident in an EU Member State, a country on the border of the EU or one of the UK’s third country trading partners, we carry out a qualitative risk analysis. This is based on the general principles of the OIE risk analysis framework.

Date Title Size
27 February 2014 Qualitative assessment for the release of sheep pox virus and lumpy skin disease virus into Great Britain from the European Union 600KB
29 October 2012 Qualitative Risk Assessment on the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease to GB 330KB
27 June 2012 What is the risk of introducing Echinococcus multilocularis to the UK wildlife population by importing European beavers which subsequently escape or are released? 540KB
1 May 2012 West Nile Virus: Potential Risk Factors and the likelihood for introduction into the United Kingdom 1 MB
24 June 2011 Qualitative assessment of the risk of introduction of Equine Infectious Anaemia (EIA) into Great Britain from an EIA endemic area through temporary movement of UK origin horses 360KB
18 March 2011 Risk of incursion and establishment of certain exotic diseases and tick species to the UK via international pet travel 350KB
1 November 2010 The change in likelihood of Echinococcus multilocularis (Alveolar Echinococcosis) introduction into the United Kingdom as a consequence of adopting harmonised Community rules for the non-commercial movements of pet animals 2.3 MB
8 March 2010 An update on Equine Infectious Anaemia – Potential risk factors for the introduction of the virus to the United Kingdom from the EU member states 900KB
8 February 2010 An update on Equine Infectious Anaemia – Potential risk factors for the introduction of the virus to the United Kingdom from the EU member states 350KB

Older Qualitative risk assessments are available on the National Archive website.

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