Crisisplan organize a discussion on future of Dutch crisis management

IN-PREP partner Crisisplan (Arjen Boin) led a discussion on the future of Dutch crisis management. The following points emerged from the discussion with the participants:

  • the current role of the information manager is not clearly defined or future-proofed
  • a common approach to manage crises is still unavailable in the Netherlands
  • the distinction between a crisis and disaster was elaborated
  • information flow from the operation towards the strategic level is an important bottleneck during crises
  • Crisisplan and the municipality of  The Hague had created a strategic checklist method to efficiently request operational information to facilitate strategic decision making during crisis


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