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112 Day: New technology designed to better locate EU citizens in distress

Last 11th February marked the anniversary of the single European emergency number 112, which receives an average of 255 million mobile emergency calls every year and constitutes an important technological tool...

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Hospital Safety Index - Strengthening Resilience in Emergency Situations

WHO/Europe has developed The Hospital Safety Index as a way of supporting national authorities to strengthen resilience in emergency situations. The index is a fast and reliable way of evaluating risk in the he...

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COncORDE participates in the Information Infrastructuring Workshop

COncORDE participates in the Information Infrastructuring Workshop

  On 26 January, Concorde participated in a workshop co-organised by the EU FP7 projects SecInCoRe, EPISECC, SECTOR, and REDIRNET, in association with PSCE, the Centre for Mobilities Research and the Univer...

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Commission proposes EU Solidarity Fund assistance for Cyprus and Portugal

On 24 January, the European Commission, proposed an aid worth over €11 million from the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) for Cyprus and Portugal. In 2016 Cyprus was faced with drought which caused forest fires and s...

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WHO publishes guidelines on management of dead bodies for first responders

  WHO has published guidelines for first responders .When a major disaster strikes, the first people on the scene are often local organizations, residents and volunteers. They are often faced with the retriev...

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