Emergency Preparedness

Lessons From The Myanmar Response: Why We Need To Support Local And National Aid Agencies

Imran Madden | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK
Imran Madden

Images of thousands of refugees fleeing Myanmar have quite rightly focused global attention on the human tragedy of displacement and the search for safety. However, there is another story here, namely the scramble to deliver aid to over 400,000 refugees - the population of a small city.

Glastonbury: How To Keep Attendees Safe At Public Events

Nick Hawkins | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Tech
Nick Hawkins

The UK is yet to adopt direct communication with the public. In the case of music festivals and other highly attended events, should a crisis occur, strategies need to be put in place for attendees and emergency services to ensure safety. With any emergency, communication is critical.

Prevent the Floods From Making Your Business a Washout

Gary Hibberd | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK
Gary Hibberd

As businesses and residents across the UK count the cost of the floods - and with unsettled weather forecast to continue for several days - the torrential rain is a timely reminder for businesses to think about what they would do to minimise the risk of their offices being flooded.