Emergency Response Travel Facilitation for Personnel, Goods and Equipment

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Emergency Response Travel Facilitation for Personnel, Goods and Equipment

Publication Number

APEC#213-EM-01.2

Published Date

November 2013

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

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

Accessed

2013

Pages

99

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Description

The objective of this report is twofold:
 
1) to understand current policies and procedures affecting 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 and disaster goods and equipment.

Executive Summary
I. Emergency Response Travel Facilitation Background
II. Entry Facilitation for International Personnel, Goods, and Equipment - An APEC Stocktaking Survey
III. Case Studies
IV. Lessons from Large Events
V. Conclusion and Recommendations
Appendixes