Topic: Behavior Change and Disaster Preparedness

NATECH

Technological Emergencies triggered by natural hazards (so called NATECH Events) become also more relevant with the increase of the frequency and strength of natural and climate related hazards. Different material from various organisations address the aspects of NATECH and provide guidance. Available in several languages.

CBRN Equipment

Various guidance and classifications of personal proactive equipment suggested for CBRN environments from RCRC National societies and other organisations. Available in English and German.

Dam Safety

Dams plays a vital role in different countries overall infrastructure. Dam infrastructure can be affected by natural hazards, man-made threats, as well as an imbalance between resources invested and a dam’s age. In several regions ageing infrastructure increases the particular risks of dam breaks and cascading events.

Risk Communication

Risk communication refers to the exchange of real-time information, advice and opinions between experts and people facing threats to their health, economic or social well-being. The ultimate purpose of risk communication is to enable people at risk to take informed decisions to protect themselves and their loved ones. Available in EN and DE.

CBRN Guidance material

Various general guidance material covering all aspects of CBRN / Hazardous materials. Available in English and German.

Switzerland HazMat guidance

Specific guidance material developed by the Swiss Fire rescue services on the topic of CBRN / Hazardous materials. Available in German, English and French.