About ships … something totally different

Now for something completely different. Not about emergency management, but still about tackling a bit of a crisis. The “Charlesville” is the last of a series of Belgian ships that sailed from Antwerp(en) to Congo in the post-WW II era and up to the independence of the Congo. The ship is unique in its kind […]

Herkenbaarheid van een CP-OPS

Wist u dat de signaletiek voor de CP-OPS (Commandopost Operaties): – paarse dambord-striping – fluogele vlag – groene lamp en de hesjes voor de leden van de CP-OPS, zoals u ze op het terrein ziet in onderstaande foto een ontwerp zijn van CEMAC en overgenomen werden door de Federale Overheidsdienst Binnenlandse Zaken (IBZ) in de […]

David Alexander & l’Aquila

Professor David Alexander, one of our eminent contemporary scientists in the field of disaster management has written a very interesting essay on the trial and conviction of the “Aquila Six”. Italian village of l’Aquila was hit in 2009 by an earthquake and soon after issue about the involvement and responsibility of six scientists who were […]