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

The Making of a Riskier Future: How Our Decisions are Shaping Future Disaster Risk (Report Summary)

published in 2016
 GFDRR

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

Learning from Disaster Simulation Drills in Japan

published in 2016
 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / International Development Association or the World Bank

Project Topics: Actors in disaster management, Processes in disaster management, Policies in disaster management, Systems in disaster management
Disaster Types: Earthquake (ground shaking, tsunami)
Disaster Phase: Preparedness, Recovery, Emergency

RESILIENCE (Related Project / Closed)

published in 2010
 

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

Recommended resources

EM-DAT: The CRED/OFDA International Disaster Database

 D. Guha-Sapir, R. Below, Ph. Hoyois - Université Catholique de Louvain – Brussels – Belgium.

Project Topics: Processes in disaster management
Disaster Types: MAN-MADE DISASTERS, NATURAL DISASTERS

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

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