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Workshop
2022-03-23
CEN Workshop on 'Assessing Pandemic Crisis Prediction and Management Tools – Methodology of Demonstration-based Evaluation'

The planned CEN Workshop specifies an assessment of pandemic crisis prediction and management tools. The planned workshop is intended to be used by national planners in the area of crisis management (with a particular focus on epidemic and pandemic crises) and first responders dealing with the crisis situations after their outbreaks.

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Workshop
2022-03-02
CEN Workshop Agreement on 'Basic CBRN training curriculum for first responders and medical staff including first receivers'

This planned CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) defines a harmonized CBRN training curriculum to be used and valued by training institutes for first responders in Europe. It considers practitioners’ needs and possesses a modular structure that enables national organizations to build upon, based on their own examples, procedures and experiences.

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Workshop
2022-02-18
CEN Workshop Agreement on 'Emergency Management - Rapid damage assessment of buildings and alerting protocol'

The planned CEN Workshop Agreement (CWA) specifies a framework that aims to cover the rapid assessment of damage in buildings and disseminate the related results/alerts to the command-and-control centres of the agencies that manage the emergency. The results of the Workshop will be used by:

  • the security officers of the critical infrastructures that will be monitored for damages,
  • the officers of the authorities that should be informed about a damaged building to coordinate the response activities, and
  • the Command & Control system manufacturers and developers.
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Workshop
2022-02-15
CEN Workshop Agreement on 'Improvement of information processing in crisis management of critical infrastructures for computer assisted data gathering, display and reporting'

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
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Workshop
2022-02-11
CEN Workshop Agreement on "Guidelines for effective social media messages in crisis and disaster management"

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.

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Workshop
2022-02-08
CEN Workshop Agreement on "Requirements for acquiring digital information from victims during Search and Rescue operations"

This planned CEN Workshop specifies the requirements for acquiring digital information from victims during a 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.

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EN in the spotlight
2022-02-07
Discover new EN 17483-1 on the protection of critical infrastructure

The protection of critical infrastructure is essential in complex societies as the ones we are all living in. To  optimise the protection through prevention, CEN recently developed new standard EN 17483-1 ‘Private security services - Protection of critical infrastructure - Part 1: General requirements’.

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Workshop
2022-01-14
CEN Workshop Agreement on "International and interinstitutional crisis and disaster management – Guideline for the mapping of terminology and icons"

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.

 

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Workshop
2022-01-11
CEN Workshop Agreement on "Collaborative Emergency Response – Communication and sharing of operational information among multiple public safety agencies"

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. 

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2022-01-11
CEN Workshop Agreement on "Management of forest fire incidents – SITAC-based symbology"

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.

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