EΦA held its Annual General Assembly on 18 February in Bonn.
EΦA board re-elected:
- Albrecht Broemme as President of EΦA
- Ortwin Neuschwander as Vice-President, responsible for EΦA engagement on Disaster Management
- René Hagen as Vice-President, responsible for the continued EΦA engagement on Fire Prevention
These appointments have been made for 6 years.
Additionally, Volker Wendt was appointed Director, responsible for the day to day management and representation of EΦA and Mike Hagen agreed to chair the Task Force on Domestic fire prevention moving forward.
More information here
The UFBA Benevolent Fund Firefighters Earthquake Appeal is running an appeal to help the firefighters of Christchurch and their families get back on their feet after the devastating earthquake that struck Christchurch on 22nd February 2011. The appeal is now open to international donations.
International donations may be made by credit card by visiting www.ufba.org.nz and following the link to the UFBA Benevolent Fund Firefighters Earthquake Appeal page. Bank of New Zealand has arranged for all associated processing fees to be waived so that 100% of all donations can go directly to the firefighters of Christchurch.
First Disaster Management Roundtable
Data Interoperability between Emergency Agencies_ the CAP protocol and state-of-play of related research projects
European Civil Protection Mechanism – Formation of modules
Summary of Uberto Delprato’s speach – The CAP Protocol
European Fire Prevention Management: Transformation of fire services in light of the financial crisis