IMPACT - Impact of Cultural Aspects in the management of emergencies in public Transport


Project Topics: Cultural factors, Actors in disaster management, Risk perception and risk cultures, Policies in disaster management
Disaster Types: MAN-MADE DISASTERS, NATURAL DISASTERS, Transport accident (air, road, rail, water)
Disaster Phase: Preparedness, Emergency, Recovery

IMPACT is a Coordination and Support Action of the European Commission.
It is investigating the essential role played by cultural factors in managing safety and security issues related to emergencies in public transport systems.

The project is aimed at analysing the different cultural behaviours for the prevention of emergencies and for the management of emergency events and post-events.
This will help improve disasters’ policies and practices by taking into consideration socio-cultural and personal peculiarities, thus enhancing the overall security and resilience of European cities.

 

http://www.impact-csa.eu/

Associated resources

Towards the World Humanitarian Summit: the European Commission's vision to reshape aid

published in 2015
 European Commission

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

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

published in 2016
 GFDRR

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

The Use Of Social Media By UK Local Resilience Forums

published in 2013
 D. J. Meaton & L. A. Stringer

Project Topics: Cultural factors, Processes in disaster management, Risk communication, Actors in disaster management
Disaster Phase: Recovery, Emergency

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

Infographic: Managing Risks & Building Resilience

published in 2017
  Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF)

Project Topics: Actors in disaster management, Processes in disaster management, Risk communication
Disaster Types: NATURAL DISASTERS, Climatological
Disaster Phase: Preparedness, Emergency, Recovery

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