Optimisation in times of a force majeure event

There are a lot of unknowns when we, the general public and businesses alike, face force majeure events. Be it a virus (as is happening right now with the COVID-19 outbreak), earthquakes, tsunamis or volcanic eruptions (remember Eyjafjallajökull?) - even heightened political tensions/instability in a specific region. The travel industry is often at the frontline when such events happen and has to...