International networks of businesses

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The LINKS Community should include industrial entities that are relevant to the research and activities in the Community. These may be small, medium or big enterprises that are actively engaged in the area of disaster resilience, or that provide relevant goods (IT solutions) or services (IT training) in the social media arena

The following tables present relevant networks of businesses which could become part of the LINKS Community

Information Technology

Network Description Website Facebook Twitter
ACM Association for Computing Machinery

The Association is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the art, science, engineering, and application of information technology, serving both professional and public interests by fostering the open interchange of information and by promoting the highest professional and ethical standards.

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PEMEA The Pan-European Mobile Emergency Application Consortium joins public and private entities in the field of emergency services collaborating to adopt, operate and extend the PEMEA emergency network delivering the levels of quality and reliability required by emergency services. Website Facebook Twitter
EENA -

IT solution providers

EENA, the European Emergency Number Association, is a non-governmental organisation with the mission to contribute to improving the safety and security of the people.

Part of EENA's community are 100+ solution providers.

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Insurance Companies

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CFPA Europe The Confederation of Fire Protection Associations Europe is an association of national organisations concerned primarily with fire prevention & protection and health and safety, security and risks from environmental and other natural hazards.

CFPA-E’s products are International exchange, training, guidelines, education standards, arson prevention and conferences.

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Critical Infrastructure

In disaster management one has also to consider the critical infrastructure which is often stressed and its ongoing availability plays a major role in quick and full recovery.

Network Description Website Facebook Twitter
UIC The International Union of Railways is the worldwide professional association representing the railway sector and promoting rail transport Website Twitter
UITP Union Internationale des Transports Publics is the international network for public transport authorities and operators, policy decision-makers, scientific institutes and the public transport supply and service industry.

UITP is bringing together more than 450 urban, suburban and regional public transport operators and authorities from all member states. UITP represents the perspective of local passenger transport services by all sustainable road, rail and waterborne modes.

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Security and Safety

Network Description Website Facebook Twitter
EOS The European Organisation for Security (EOS) is the voice of the European security industry and research community. Operating in 15 different countries, EOS Members provide security research, solutions and services across many security domains, including border, cyber, transport and crisis management.

Partner in LINKS

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RAN The Resilience Advisors Network (RAN) is a group of more than 100 practitioners who come together to form expert project teams. The Network will tackle any project, large or small, as long as it's designed to strengthen community, locality or infrastructure resilience from disasters and emergencies.

Advisors come from a broad range of emergency service and disaster management-related backgrounds, most holding senior positions in Emergency Management, Rescue Service or Civil Contingency authorities. Formed in 2015, RAN operates through companies and offices around the world and is particularly active in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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