Lead time terrorist attack aviation

A terrorist attack has no lead time

Three continents, four countries and many crises: For more than 40 years, Werner Heesen worked in the aviation industry and experienced several emergency situations - including a terrorist attack. In the WB Risk Prevention Systems Team, his focus is on organizing logistics and security concepts for company employees. For 15 months, Germany has been struggling with the worst crisis [...]

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Activist UEFA terror attack danger event

The lone action of an activist or a hidden danger?

The risk analysis of events has not only existed since the pandemic, even if this has particularly brought the medical factor to the fore. Any type of event, whether a small summer party or large-scale events such as a concert, carries risks and can turn into an unforeseen disaster. A contribution by Marcel Hagens The number of visitors [...]

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UEFA EURO Football Crisis Management

UEFA EURO 2020: Insights for crisis management?

UEFA's European Championship is still in full swing and yet, as the group stage draws to a close, it is already apparent that crisis management offers some grounds for discussion. A contribution from Marcel Hagens When, on the opening day of UEFA EURO 2020, Denmark international Christian Eriksen collapsed in mid-match with a cardiac arrest and was still on the scene - God [...]

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Airplane evacuation Nepal

Evacuation flights after government overthrow

Evacuation in emergency management - In very few cases does a government overthrow proceed peacefully and amicably. Protests, unrest and even violent confrontations are not uncommon reactions. An experienced example was the overthrow of the Nepalese government or the deposition of the king, in which the country was completely cut off from the outside world. There was a complete cessation [...]

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Mumbai India

Terrorist attacks in Mumbai

On November 26, 2008, terrorist attacks were carried out at a wide variety of locations in the Indian port city of Mumbai. Within a short period of time, there were numerous murders, explosions and hostage-takings. A group of ten attackers was behind the uniformly coordinated terrorist attacks. They split up into several teams on the spot and apparently targeted tourist or Jewish establishments. Two luxury hotels were also among their targets. Led [...]

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