Webinar – Citizen Engagement in Emergency Planning

The ALARM project, in which Efus is a partner and whose objective is to raise the awareness of local elected officials to emergency planning, invites you to participate in this exchange that will aim to introduce you to several devices facilitating the direct involvement of citizens in emergency planning, always under the guidance and supervision of civil protection officials and the police. By participating in this webinar, you will also have the opportunity to exchange with the participants and expert speakers on the experiences in your municipality. The webinar will be simultaneously translated into French and Dutch. It is organised in collaboration with idealCO and the Eurometropole Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai.

Date and time

29 June, 9:30 to 12:30

Provisional agenda

  • 9:30 to 9:35 – Welcome words and presentation of the seminar organisation
    • Yves VAN de VLOET, Efus Associate expert and Pilot of the Working Group 5 / ALARM
  • 9:35 to 9:45 – Opening and introduction of the Presidency of the Seminar
    • Stéphanie DUCRET, Delegated Metropolitan Councillor in charge of “Coordination of video protection policies and local safeguard plans”, Mayor of Wasquehal
  • 9:45 to 10:15 – The experience of the Civil Security Reserves
    • Honorary Colonel Dominique DECAMBRON, Head of the Coudekerque-Branche municipal civil security reserve
  • 10:15 to 10:45 – The involvement of reservists in civil security applied to the Covid-19 pandemic
    • Military Commander of the Province of Hainaut, Guy DOBBELAERE, Air Force Colonel Military Administrator
  • 10:45 to 11:00 – Break
  • 11:00 to 11:15 – Questions
  • 11:15 to 11:30 – Presentation of the GEO ALARM platform
    • Tiécoura SINABA, Technical and Scientific Support Officer, ISSEP
  • 11:30 to 11:40 – Questions
  • 11:40 to 11:45 – Mutual assistance agreements
    • Sébastien DESCAMPS, Lieutenant ColonelSDIS59
  • 11:45 to 11:55 – Presentation of the BE ALERT alerting platform
    • Laetitia QUENON, Head of the Civil Security Office, Federal Services of Hainaut
  • 11:55 to 12:15 – Exchange of practices on the involvement of citizens in crisis management
    • Nour KANAAN, Université Paris-Dauphine, and Aurélie GUSTAVE, Associate Director KOTARIS
  • 12:15 to 12:30 – Questions
  • 12:30 – Conclusions
    • Pascal Lafosse, Provincial Deputy in charge of Education, Training, IT and Human Resources, Province of Hainaut

Simultaneous translation into French and Dutch will be provided. This webinar is realised in collaboration with idealCO and the Eurometropole Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai.

> Read the programme (bilingual French / Dutch)

> Learn more about the ALARM project

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