ICCS – Requirements for Acquiring Digital Information from Victims During Search and Rescue Operations – available for public review and commenting

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This CEN Workshop is under development and specifies the requirements for acquiring digital information from victims during search and rescue (SAR) operations. Furthermore, it establishes requirements of digital triaging during a search and rescue mission regarding the categories of safety, usability, data protection, security and system compatibility. The CWA is under development and intended to […]

STRATEGY Announces Additional CEN Workshops as Part of EU Pre-Standardisation Efforts

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STRATEGY H2020 Project invites the interested Stakeholders The European H2020 project STRATEGY (Facilitating EU pre-standardisation process through streamlining and validating interoperability in systems and procedures involved in the crisis management cycle) seeks to promote pre-standardisation of systems and procedures related to Crisis Management by streamlining, testing and validating standards, guidelines and recommendations; focusing on interoperability […]

Deep Blue – Guidelines for effective social media messages in crisis and disaster management

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This standardization initiative aims to develop a document that will provide a set of recommendations for the content, design and formulation of social media early warnings in crisis and disaster management towards the public. This document is applicable to all actors in crisis and disaster management that seek to disseminate warnings, call-to-actions or information to […]

ATOS and KEMEA – Improvement of information processing in crisis management of critical infrastructures for computer assisted data gathering, display and reporting

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The planned CEN Workshop is aimed to develop two CEN Workshop Agreements (CWAs): Draft title CWA 1- Semantic layer definition and suitability of EDXL-CAP+EDXL-SitRep standards for crisis management in Critical Infrastructures Draft title CWA 2- Emergency management – Incident situational reporting for Critical Infrastructures   CWA 1 will provide a formal definition of the concepts to […]

Fraunhofer INT – International and interinstitutional crisis and disaster management – Guideline for the mapping of terminology and icons

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The objective of this CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) is enabling a respondent to a crisis to exchange information across jurisdictions, organisations and borders to other responders, while maintain full control of the information and while using their own terminology and symbology. Mapping icons and terminologies allows actors that use different icons and terminology to ‘translate’ […]

SATWAYS – Collaborative Emergency Response – Communication and sharing of operational information among multiple public safety agencies

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This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) aims to define a cooperative framework and the required guidelines for stakeholders from multiple operational organizations to be able to exchange information on situational awareness and the status of the operations, as it is necessary in large-scale crises. More specifically, the CWA seeks to strengthen the structured and consistent flow […]

SATWAYS – Management of forest fire incidents – SITAC-based symbology

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This CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) is intended to benefit the cooperation among the EU and global wildfire management community, comprising incident commanders, fire officers, forest managers, personnel of the civil protection agencies and Emergency services. This will be approached through a guide to be used by all the interested parties in the EU countries. It […]

Structuring the emergency response plans of public safety agencies focusing on incidents such as CBRN and waste disposal plants emergencies


CEN Workshop Agreement “Structuring the emergency response plans of public safety agencies focusing on incidents such as CBRN and waste disposal plants emergencies”. The objective of the standardization initiative is to develop a document that guides the officers of the public safety agencies on the development and structuring of the response plans that have to […]

KEMEA – “Standardisation of Implementation Guidelines for evaluation and assessment reporting of exercises for crisis management”

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Announcement for CEN Workshop on “Standardisation of Implementation Guidelines for evaluation and assessment reporting of exercises for crisis management”.   This CEN Workshop (CWA) aims to cover standardisation gaps of the evaluation phase and lessons learnt documentation of an exercise of crisis management. ISO 22398 includes general requirements of the planning, execution and evaluation of […]