Issue 158

Issue 158

 24th August 2020

COVID-19 INFORMATION

UK Government 

NHS 

EPC 

 

RECOMMENDED READ 

The Rohingya Crisis; Three Years On, No End in Sight

 

WEEKLY WATCH 

California Wildfires Seen From a Plane as Trump Declares Major Disaster

 

PUBLICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Gov: Coronavirus; How to Help Safely

JESIP: News 27

ICPEM: ALERT Summer 2020

BCI: 2020 Business Continuity Benchmark Report

30 Days 30 Ways UK: 2020 Schedule (Resilience Direct sign-in required)

 

MEDIA AND ARTICLES

Thousands Allowed to Bypass Environmental Rules in Pandemic

Liberty Wins ‘Groundbreaking’ Victory Against Facial Recognition Technology

Researchers use Artificial Intelligence to Strengthen US Power Grid Resilience

World Humanitarian Day 2020

Uber Ex-Security Boss Accused of Covering Up Hack Attack

Global Business Travel Will Survive COVID-19, Study Says

Female-Led Countries’ COVID-19 Outcomes ‘Systematically and Significantly Better’

Storm Francis to Bring Strong Winds and Heavy Rain

Working From Home: How COVID-19 Could Cause a New Digital Divide

Ten Countries Kept Out COVID-19. But Did They Win?

 

UPCOMING EPC COURSES

ONSITE:

Starting Out in Civil Protection (7th - 11th Sep)

Debriefing Emergencies and Exercises (16th Sep)

CONNECTED LEARNING SUITE (CLS):

Key Aspects of Civil Protection (16th Sep)

Key Insights Into Human Aspects (18th Sep)

 

We are learning together how to adapt to cope with the impacts of COVID-19. The EPC training is continually improved and adapted to align to Government policy, doctrine and guidance. With the evolving impact of the global pandemic, we have selected the most appropriate subject areas and revised our content to ensure that it remains relevant.

Click here to learn more about our virtual training capability, the Connected Learning Suite (CLS).

For a complete and brand-new schedule of blended learning opportunities, please visit the EPC website to book your place.

 

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