Establishing global resilience networks.(DEM Conference)

The Disaster Management at Major Events: Facing the Terrorist Threat conference, held alongside the World Firefighters Games at the Don Valley Stadium, South Yorkshire, featured global disaster response experts who highlighted the need for closer international co-operation to improve incident command standards

World leading emergency planning experts from the US, Australia and South Africa provided a unique opportunity for delegates to learn from their experience planning for major events such as the Sydney and Atlanta Olympics as well as response to catalogue of major catastrophes such as the Oklahoma bombing and 9/11.

Facing an ever-widening threat of CBRN attacks, the speakers brought their expertise and experience to bear on a large of incidents that provided fascinating insight for delegates. Randy Corbin, Texas Task Force Leader and FETN, opened the conference by showcasing a range of videos on training from live incidents. …

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