According to the European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations mechanism, the enactment of preparedness measures by governments, communities, or individuals not only serves to prevent […]
The nature of emergencies and how we deal with them is constantly evolving. Early societies would generally use a cooperative and informal approach (neighbour to neighbour) to dealing with danger […]
Over the past year, the work mitigating the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and safekeeping of citizens heavily depended on successful vaccination campaigns. However, organising a massive vaccination regime […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has given us all new and unexpected tasks and challenges. For an organisation like the Trondheim Red Cross, it has meant the greatest effort since WW2. During […]
When doing research, it is essential to look at the needs of end-users. It’s a fundamental requirement that’s not always easy to address.
Since end-users are the main beneficiaries that will […]
As member of the Basque Government’s security department, ERTZAINTZA is very concerned about the safety of the population in a crisis or disaster […]
What Emergency Services and Authorities expect from Citizens when responding to disasters? Is it possible to strengthen the collaboration in the society when responding to disasters?
Ample research has been carried out over the last three decades (and more) to conclude which factors contribute to public readiness to emergencies and disasters and enhance societal […]
What makes people self-organize to give first aid to victims of an active shooter? Why do people share their houses with others who lost their homes […]