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DARWIN and Standards for Crisis Management

DARWIN Scientific Coordinator, Ivonne Herrera discussed standards in crisis management with the European Committee for Standardisation recently. Standards in crisis management are discussed under the heading of Societal and Citizen Security, in the Working Group “Crisis management and civil protection”.

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Healthcare perspectives in the DARWIN project

ISS (Istituto Superiore di Sanitá) is the Italian National institute for Health and works on the healthcare aspects of the DARWIN project. Within Darwin, ISS plays the role of user organisation in the healthcare domain. Thanks to its national healthcare network, ISS facilitates and supports the involvement of other Italian health stakeholders in Darwin activities. Particularly, ISS leads tasks around integrating healthcare in to the generic resilience crisis management guidelines, and in the pilots and evaluation phases of the guidelines.

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Beware the lurking dragons

​My name is Christina, and I work in the DARWIN project. I started working with DARWIN 2 years ago, when we were applying for funding from the Horizon 2020 framework programme, and at that time I thought I knew the meaning of the word resilience. How wrong was I! The original meaning of resilience comes from the 1620s Latin word resili (ēns), ...
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Simulating Crisis and Disaster Responses

Peter Förster is an Aerospace Engineer working for DARWIN partner Technical University Braunschweig (TUBS) in the University's Department of Air Traffic Management. With over six years' experience working in the aerospace industry, he has particular interest in the topics of flight guidance and optimising air traffic management. TUBS h...
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The Momentum behind developing Practical Crisis and Resilience Guidelines

Dr Bruria Adini has been in Disaster Management for many years. She began her career in the Medical Corps of the Israeli Military Services. During this time, she held many different roles in Healthcare Disaster Management, both from a military and public health perspective. During her 17 years of military service, she trained hospital staff in prep...
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