International Journal of Emergency Services: Volume 6 Issue 1


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Disaster relief logistics operation: an insight from Ghana

Kwame Owusu-Kwateng, Munir Abdul Hamid, Bernice Debrah

Coordinating logistics in the midst of a relief operation is often an overwhelming job that can jeopardise the human life and assets if not done rapidly and practicably. The…

Time to rethink Norwegian maritime collaboration exercises

Elsa Kristiansen, Jarle Løwe Sørensen, Eric Carlström, Leif Inge Magnussen

This case study maps the perceived collaboration between public, private and volunteer organizations during maritime crisis work, with a substantive focus on communication…

Professional quality of life of Florida emergency dispatchers

Anastasia Miller, Lynn Unruh, Ning Zhang, Xinliang Liu, Tracy Wharton

The purpose of this paper is to determine a baseline level of the Professional Quality of Life (ProQOL 5) in emergency dispatchers in the state of Florida, as well as to examine…

Disaster preparedness of private social services: case Finland

Merja Rapeli, Helena Mussalo-Rauhamaa

The purpose of this paper is to explore the level of disaster preparedness of institutional care and sheltered housing services provided by the private sector in Finland.

Who is in the center? A case study of a social network in an emergency management organization

Rasmus Dahlberg

The purpose of this paper is to explore the social network in an emergency management organization during a large exercise held in Greenland in 2016. Inspired by approaches in…

Firefighters and traumatic stress: a review

Alex Fraess-Phillips, Shannon Wagner, R. Luke Harris

The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of the literature with respect to traumatic stress in a firefighting context. The goal was to provide a clear and concise review…

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