Topic of the practice
An emergency manager position to ensure an integrated and coordinated appraoch towards disaster prevention and planning
Good Practice Information
The Emergency Planner serves as the right hand of the governor of the province of West-Vlaanderen in Belgium, who prepares emergency plans and advises the mayor or governor during an emergency. The planner also has the support of the planning committee.
Evidence of success
The establishment of the post acknowledges the need that a dedicated person needs to oversee emergency operations to ensure that that regions take an integrated and coordinated approach towards disaster prevention and planning.
Contact details to obtain further information on the practice
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