Russia & Ukraine - What is still to come for German companies? A recommendation from WB Risk Prevention Systems.

(c) 30.03.2022 by Johannes Wamser The fact that there is a war of aggression on our own doorstep with the Russian invasion of Ukraine poses new challenges for the whole of Europe. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz spoke of a "turning point in time", political commentators and authors speak of a new era of "world disorder". Military escalations, nuclear threats, potential use of chemical weapons, hybrid attacks, and [...]

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Employees abroad coverage

Protection of employees in high-risk countries

At the end of August this year, the world witnessed how chaotic conditions can be during the evacuation of foreign nationals and domestic employees. As an observer, one feels helpless in such moments - as a responsible person, one must be able to react. But the situation in Afghanistan has shown above all that public structures and political decision-makers are unable to deal with emergency situations [...]

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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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