Build a shared understanding of emergency and train interagency scenarios (TOP CHALLENGE)


  • Provide a shared understanding of the emergency behaviour, of the roles, terminology, capabilities, decision-making and other specific processes, and do it before, during and after the emergency to all the involved.
  • Standardize competences for specific positions at European Level, and its certification processes.
  • Create an archive/catalogue of experiences, best practices and lessons learnt. Incorporate it to the data and knowledge of previous incidents existent platforms at a European level.
  • Train values such as empathy, adaptability, proactivity, collaboration and leadership, and promote trust building.
  • Map existing networks and stakeholders at national, regional and local level.
  • Engage network of experts on in-site based activities.
  • Map centres of knowledge and capabilities (theoretical, practical and interface) at an international level and considering the comparison of capabilities.
  • Share the knowledge cycle with scientists with the aim to guide the world of science to the real needs.
  • Encourage the creation of exchange of experience networks covering different sort of emergencies.
  • Once the standard roles of different actors have been trained and drilled inside each agency, organize multiagency joint trainings and exercises with the focus on decision-making, coordination and interactions between agents. Train in overlapped competences and limits of competences. Train the trainers of the different agencies. Share on-line training and exercises. (TOP CHALLENGE scored 5/12 among our 12 best challenges)
  • Liaison officers as ‘translators’ (language, cultures...) in different decision levels.

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