EHEST Mission Request Vade Mecum Toolkit

published in 2017
European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Project Topics: Systems in disaster management, Processes in disaster management
Disaster Types: Geophysical, Meteorological, Hydrological, Climatological, Biological, Extraterrestial, Anthropogenic intentional, Anthropogenic non-intentional
Disaster Phase: Preparedness, Emergency, Recovery

The Mission Request Vade Mecum has been developed to help emergency front-line personnel to safely deal with helicopters. Policemen, firefighters, ambulances, and all the personnel who may be involved in requesting and handling a helicopter mission will benefit from the tool. A comprehensive document explains what information should be given to the helicopter pilot and describes how to set up the landing area. Together with the emergency dispatch centre they can go through the R.O.M.A. checklist in order to quickly check all the required information and  safety provisions. Finally, a ready-to-use Mission Request presentation can be tailored by the training organisation in order to spread the operational and safety knowledge to the front-line personnel.

https://www.easa.europa.eu/document-library/general-publications/ehest-mission-request-vade-mecum-toolkit

Associated resources

Extreme Wave Events in the Central Mediterranean: Geomorphic Evidence of Tsunami

published in 2016
 Mottershead, D., Bray, M., Soar, P., & Farres, P. J.

Project Topics: Processes in disaster management
Disaster Types: Earthquake (ground shaking, tsunami)
Disaster Phase: Preparedness

Strengthening Science Capacities for Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction: Regional Research Strategy

published in 2017
 Sharma A., Shaw R., Chen F., Lian F., Lu L. Published by DBAR, IRDR and SDIM, Beijing China

Project Topics: Systems in disaster management, Actors in disaster management
Disaster Types: NATURAL DISASTERS
Disaster Phase: Recovery, Emergency, Preparedness

ELITE - ELICIT TO LEARN CRUCIAL POST-CRISIS LESSONS (Related Project/Closed)

published in 2013
 

Project Topics: Policies in disaster management, Actors in disaster management, Processes in disaster management
Disaster Types: NATURAL DISASTERS
Disaster Phase: Recovery, Preparedness

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Agenda for Humanity

published in 2016
 United Nations

Project Topics: Policies in disaster management, Actors in disaster management
Disaster Types: MAN-MADE DISASTERS, NATURAL DISASTERS
Disaster Phase: Preparedness, Recovery

Preventing industrial accidents

published in 2015
 United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Disaster Types: Industrial accident (i.e. chemical spill, explosion, radiation)
Disaster Phase: Preparedness

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