VVL-OECD is a project called “A Comparative Assessment of the Food Supply Vulnerability to Large‐Scale Disasters in OECD Countries” funded by the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance of Germany. The main aim is to provide in‐depth research on experience gathered during past large‐scale disasters in the 34 OECD member countries in order to discover alternatives for a sustainable civil protection system in Germany.