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Optimizing Search and Rescue Performance: SafeMyLife Mobile Application
Optimizing Search and Rescue Performance: SafeMyLife Mobile Application
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Indonesia is located at the meeting point of three tectonic plates (i.e., Indo-Australian, Eurasian, and Pacific plates), thereby making it a high potential region for natural disasters, such as earthquakes and tsunamis. The time occurrence of these natural disasters is unpredictable despite having several known variables that can indicate when a disaster might happen. Due to the unpredictable nature of disasters, emergency resource allocation and response planning become a challenging task that must be addressed accordingly to maximize the survival rate.
End-user evaluation of new tools and technologies for disaster management
End-user evaluation of new tools and technologies for disaster management
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Online Kick-Off Event - 5 October 2021
Two more project join our DRS01 Cluster
Two more project join our DRS01 Cluster
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RiskPACC and CORE are the two projects with whom we will create synergies in the following months
BuildERS takes part in the NEEDS conference
BuildERS takes part in the NEEDS conference
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Our project will join the Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies (NEEDS '21).
Creativity and Collaboration in Crisis Providing Services to Vulnerable Populations amid a Global Pandemic
Creativity and Collaboration in Crisis Providing Services to Vulnerable Populations amid a Global Pandemic
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This blog post will not only provide an overview of the strategies utilised by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Norway and Estonia but will also shine a light on the realities of the pandemic for certain segments of vulnerable populations.

World Humanitarian Day – Time to focus on vulnerable groups
World Humanitarian Day – Time to focus on vulnerable groups
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Interview with Lorenzo Massucchielli from the Italian Red Cross
Translating project findings into policy recommendations - Workshop with Adam Knelman Ostry
Translating project findings into policy recommendations - Workshop with Adam Knelman Ostry
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Defining project-based policy recommendations requires building bridges between scientific evidence and public policy, thus highlighting the utility of scientific findings for results-based policy making.
Building resilience through mobile positioning data in Estonia and Indonesia
Building resilience through mobile positioning data in Estonia and Indonesia
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How can we best prepare ourselves to deal with disasters? How can we build a better, more effective crisis management strategy, with the help of modern technology?
Approaches to ‘vulnerability’ in eight European disaster management systems
Approaches to ‘vulnerability’ in eight European disaster management systems
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We charted the practitioners’ approaches to disaster vulnerability in eight European countries – Germany, Italy, Belgium, Hungary, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Estonia – to reveal significant differences across countries in terms of the meanings of vulnerability, its sources, reduction strategies, and the allocation of related duties.

Raising public resilience for crisis
Raising public resilience for crisis
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A crisis always hits the society unexpectedly. One of the biggest issues in a crisis is that various vital and convenience services may be interrupted – we may have no power or Internet connection, we may have a flood, or the roads may become impassable for some reason.

NORDIC POLICE RESEARCH CONFERENCE
NORDIC POLICE RESEARCH CONFERENCE
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Welcome to the 8th Nordic Police Research Conference in June 14th-16th 2021. The Conference will be the first one organised online only. Our theme is Police Education: Altius – Fortius – Diutius.

Institutional innovations are necessary for dealing with crisis situations
Institutional innovations are necessary for dealing with crisis situations
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The health care services offered by the public authorities and/or private providers play an important role in reducing the individual risk of serious illness or death. Through these functions, medical and health care service providers (general hospitals) protect the community social capital against losses of human life, severe sickness and disability.