You are a decision maker interested in enhancing inter-organisational disaster response collaboration?
You might want to learn more about the following topics:
Inter-organisational aspects of involving citizens.
For true holistic response, all actors need to be considered and this also encompasses the private sector and citizens.
- Involving volunteers (digital and physical)
- Private sector interaction
- Awareness raising
- Public warnings
In general, volunteering can take shape in offering physical help or assisting through digital means, including the provision of volunteered geographical information (VGI). Volunteering here can be either formalized and connected to existing response groups (e.g. Standby Task Force) or informal and spontaneous.
There is a new unit @ FEMA on crowd-sourcing
What is the role in inter-organisational disaster response?
Private sector interaction
The DARWIN project developed guidelines for the design of cross-organisational resilience, helping a private or public company, an authority or government agency either at international, national or local level to develop their own resilience guideline https://h2020darwin.eu/wiki/page/Main_Page
Tips and tricks for involving the private sector
One example of crisis related e-learning is the ACT (Action Counters Terrorism) Awareness e-Learning course: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/access-to-online-counter-terrorism-training-made-easier-for-home-users
Could link for example to
- Germany: KATWARN (https://www.katwarn.de/en/) or NINA (https://www.bbk.bund.de/EN/Topics/Crisis_management/Warning/International_Visitors/International_Visitors_start.html)
- Portugal: MAI Mobile: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=pt.gov.mai.mobile.android&hl=en_US
How to engage with IN-PREP solutions
input needed from solution providers