The more things change, the more they stay the same…

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As I was sorting out one of our supply cupboards earlier (such a glamorous job!) I came across an envelope labelled ‘Exercise Pictures, 1998’. The CSW Resilience Team was founded in 2011 with the joining together of Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire’s emergency planning teams, but prior to that each of the three Local Authorities had their own resilience provision, so … Read More

The gap between responders & academia

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The world of Emergency Management and Resilience owes many of its successes to the principles of JESIP (joint emergency services interoperability program) which have encouraged primarily, the ability of Police, Fire & Rescue, Ambulance and Local Authority services to work together when responding to major multi-agency incidents- which can range from events such as the July 7th London attacks to … Read More