Measures to ensure collaborative partnerships between communities and DMAs


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends several measures to ensure that collaborative partnerships between community organisations and DMAs are sustainable, with the aim of trust development. The most important points, they suggest, are finding shared problems to solve during the prevention and preparation stages and sustaining the motivations and incentives to collaborate.

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Applicable to:

Cultural Factors: Norms/values, Customs/traditions/rituals, Open-mindedness, Attitudes toward authorities

Hazards: Natural hazards, Man-made non-intentional hazards or emergency situations, Man-made intentional hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention, Preparedness

Types of Actors Concerned: National civil protection body, Local authorities, Government, Red Cross, NGOs, Military, Law enforcement agencies, Healthcare and emergency services, European Civil Protection Mechanism, UN and other international organisations