Published June 30, 2023 | Version v1
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Citizens and volunteer organisations involvement in Crisis Management


Within  the  domain  of  Disaster  Management,  a  pivotal  factor  is  the  proactive  engagement  of individuals and volunteer groups. The exigent nature of catastrophic situations frequently propels a  multitude  of  volunteers  to  offer  their  assistance.  Document  D2.8  identifies  this  propensity  and endeavours to comprehend how to productively manage these voluntary forces in conjunction with regular personnel and rescue teams.The  report  scrutinises  various  protocols,  methods,  and  communication  structures  intended  to optimise the operational execution  of  volunteer groups. Moreover, it recognises  the relevance of contemporary technology such as mobile applications, social networking platforms, and other digital tools that could amplify the supervision of volunteer resources.The document also emphasises the need for dependable and prompt information from the impacted region to ensure proficient allocation of resources and mission strategizing. A substantial segment of  the  investigation  is  committed  to  understanding  how  these  prerequisites  can  be  fulfilled. Additionally, the document addresses various logistical aspects involved in volunteer deployment, including insurance, sustenance, accommodation, competencies, deployment constraints, and the validationprocedure for each aid situation.In summary, this document offers an exhaustive exploration of volunteer participation in disaster management, aiming to augment our preparedness and response in the event of calamities.α


SnR_D2.8 - Citizens and volunteer organisations involvement in Crisis Management, final version_v1.00.pdf

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Search and Rescue – Search and Rescue: Emerging technologies for the Early location of Entrapped victims under Collapsed Structures and Advanced Wearables for risk assessment and First Responders Safety in SAR operations 882897
European Commission