The Alert4All Project, coordinated by DLR, is an EU-funded collaborative project, in the frame of the 3rd Call of FP7 Cooperation Work Programme: Security, which develops an advanced concept for alert and communications towards the population in crisis situations from a European perspective.
Alert4All has two major missions:
that shall be achieved by aligning strategies, crisis management processes and ICT technologies involved with
Consequently, Alert4All is a multi-disciplinary project that builds on a Common Operational Picture (COP), which lies on five major investigation areas (pillars):
The main objectives of Alert4All are:
In the Communications area:
In the Information Management area:
In the area of Human Behaviour
In the area of New Media
In the area of Authorities and Responders Operations:
The Alert4All concept thus provides an extensive framework, covering the major aspects with the potential to improve the effectiveness of alert and communications towards the population.
German Red Cross (Germany) www.drk.deAvanti Communications (UK) www.avantiplc.comBritish Association of Public Safety Officials (UK) www.bapcojournal.comTecnosylva (Spain) http://tecnosylva.com Edisoft (Portugal) www.edisoft.ptTecnalia (Spain) www.tecnalia.infoUniverstiy of Stuttgart IAT (Germany) www.iat.uni-stuttgart.de Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden) www.foi.seBundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe (Germany) www.bbk.bund.deEutelsat (France) www.eutelsat.comInstitut für Rundfunktechnik (Germany) www.irt.de
As external member of the ethical board:International Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (Germany) www.uni-tuebingen.de/en/facilities/international-centre-for-ethics-in-the-sciences-and-humanities.html