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The Crisis Sensitivity Simulator shows a country's sensitivity to varying degrees of shock based on its capacities (State Resilience Index) and pressures (Fragile States Index). The more a box plot shifts to the left when compared to baseline, the more sensitive a country is to potential shocks within that indicator. This gives users the ability to conduct deeper analysis to identify areas of opportunity for improving preparedness. The Crisis Sensitivity Map gives users the ability to visualize sensitivity to a specified shock across countries.

Selecting a country in the dropdown menu will filter the entire dashboard to display that country's score. First, make note of the country's performance on Resilience under current pressures. Countries with negative scores show less resilience because their capacity scores (SRI) are smaller than their pressure scores (FSI). If a country has greater capacity than pressure, then it will have a positive score. Second, select a level of shock to apply to the 12 FSI indicators and observe changes to the box plots. Each box plot measures the spread of possibilities if a country were to endure a shock of a specified degree across 1500 simulations. Therefore, if a country experiences a high shock to its economy, the E1 Economy box plot shows the impact this shock could have on the country's balance of capacities and pressures across 1500 simulations. If a country's box plot shifts leftward when compared to baseline, then the country is showing greater sensitivity to crisis in that area.