Emergency Response Travel Facilitation for Personnel, Goods and Equipment in Times of Crisis

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Emergency Response Travel Facilitation for Personnel, Goods and Equipment in Times of Crisis

Publication Number

APEC#213-EM-01.1

Published Date

October 2013

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Emergency Preparedness Working Group(EPWG)

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2472

Pages

20

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Description

The objective of this report is two-fold: 1) to understand current policies and procedures governing the cross-border movement of emergency personnel and disaster goods and equipment within APEC economies; and 2) to identify best practices that can be used to help formulate policy recommendations to effectively deal with the international movement of emergency responders, disaster goods and equipment.

Introduction
I. Emergency Response Travel Facilitation Background
II. Results of APEC Stocktaking Survey
III. Case Studies
IV. Conclusion and Recommendations