International Cooperation in Crisis Management – A European Perspective

Peter Wahlgren, Stockhom University

 

Large scale crises, e.g. natural disasters, technological accidents or terrorist attacks, can influence many countries simultaneously as they may occur in or involve multinational regions. The international aspect is also of vital importance when an affected country’s resources are insufficient and international relief operations have to be initiated.[1] From this follows also that in crisis management and rescue operations different organizational traditions, lack of standards, varying proceedings and multilingual cultural aspects have to be taken into consideration. Difficulties concerning coordination may relate to technical components, communication standards, data formats as well as to social, ethical and legal aspects. ...

 

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The Center For Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security Report (The CIP Report),

Volume 9 Number 12 (Georg Mason University, VA. USA), June 2011.

 

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