First responders, borders, and data – can shared data help build a more coordinated response to crises and disasters?
Disasters and crises often have an international, if not a global impact. Management of these crises involves the coordination of a number of organizations and authorities across countries. For this coordination, interoperability is key. This is the ability for a range of actors to share and understand strategies, processes, technology, and data used by each […]
What are the key challenges in crisis management technology that can be better tackled by adopting an ethical approach? Challenges in using data for crisis response Crises and disasters are increasingly understood to be complex events that require data from across borders and disciplinary understandings to build complete and actionable situational awareness. To support the […]
During a major crisis that affects thousands of people in various areas, different organisations need to communicate with each other easily and make decisions quickly in order to save people’s lives. Currently, many civil protection operating systems are decentralised. Information exchange between organisations is limited as they have different technology, protocols and security layers. Interagency […]
The focus of ethical implications within EU projects is not to police and identify consequences, but to push forward and find solutions. IN-PREP is a large innovation action H2020 project in the domain of Crisis Management that focuses on the preparedness phase. The programme seeks to build a training and planning system that prepares emergency […]
A new three-year project, funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme, will seek to build a system that can better respond to urgent natural and manmade crises. IN-PREP, which was launched in Athens on 27 September, will research and develop tools to respond to three urgent challenges related to transboundary crisis management: Sharing response […]