Understanding the STRATEGY Concept: Filling Crisis Management Gaps

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The EU crisis management framework is currently highly fragmented.   The civil protection domain is subject to national laws and regulations, and in this respect, Member States highly regulate the set-up of their own civil protection mechanisms. They must also consider the internal organizational procedures, structure of the public services involved, as well as communication […]

How technology and standardisation can be used to help first responders and emergency services provide aid during a migrant crisis

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By the end of 2016, nearly 5.2 million refugees and migrants reached European shores, undertaking treacherous journeys from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and other countries, torn apart by war and persecution. Simply because of geography, the majority of the migratory flows impact countries at the EU’s external borders. The safety of people who seek international protection or a […]